Inside the copper box found under steps of a middle school were 2 newspapers dated 1894. Among other things, pieces of military uniforms from the Civil War, and the names of local people who served.
Demolition Crew In Massachusetts Finds 124-Year-Old Time Capsule
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The Clotilda carried 110 people from present-day Benin to the shores of Mobile in 1860, despite the import of slaves being illegal. Researchers told their descendants about the discovery first.