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  • Atascadero High School's time capsule reveals town's beginnings

    Members of Atascadero Masonic Lodge No. 493 opened a 95-year-old time capsule at Atascadero High School’s library, removing photographs, newspapers and typewritten notes that provide a glimpse of what life was like when Atascadero was getting its start. The copper cylinder was buried in the high school's "B" building, which is slated for destruction.

Members of Atascadero Masonic Lodge No. 493 opened a 95-year-old time capsule at Atascadero High School’s library, removing photographs, newspapers and typewritten notes that provide a glimpse of what life was like when Atascadero was getting its start. The copper cylinder was buried in the high school's "B" building, which is slated for destruction. Laura Dickinson The Tribune
Members of Atascadero Masonic Lodge No. 493 opened a 95-year-old time capsule at Atascadero High School’s library, removing photographs, newspapers and typewritten notes that provide a glimpse of what life was like when Atascadero was getting its start. The copper cylinder was buried in the high school's "B" building, which is slated for destruction. Laura Dickinson The Tribune

95 years later, time capsule offers a glimpse into Atascadero’s early days

January 09, 2017 12:48 PM

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