Time Capsule Buried to Honor Members of the Purple Heart

purple-heartTo honor members of the Military Order of the Purple Heart 1607… a time capsule was buried Thursday evening at the American Legion, Post #16 on Greenview Drive. Chapter 1607 is one of 500 chapters in the United States charted by Congress in 1958. The Purple Heart medal is awarded to military member wounded in combat. Sources say the capsule is filled with items donated by local medal recipients; and includes various mementos, such as coins, artifacts, notes, and an old phone. The capsule will be opened in 25 years, on August 7, 2039.

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