SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) – On May 18, 2022, Utah Governor Spencer Cox placed a new time capsule at the Utah State Capitol to replace the one from April 4, 1914.
The new time capsule is filled with items “representing the Utah of today.” The collection was curated by the Governor’s Office, the Utah House of Representatives, the Utah Senate, and the Capitol Preservation Board. It was placed at the cornerstone of the Utah State Capitol.
This new capsule will not be opened for 100 years, until 2122.
The time capsule event took place at 2 p.m. on May 18, 2022. Gov. Cox will spoke, while the ceremony was accompanied by the Farmington High School band.
The time capsule contains items ranging from letters, video messages, books, photos, license plates, and more. Specifically, it also includes memorabilia representing COVID-19 in Utah.
Details about the contents of the capsule will remain secret until it is opened in 2122.