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A Message For The Future Exhibit @ The Greeley History Museum

Friday, April 2, 2021 4:00 PM to Saturday, August 14, 2021 10:00 PM

Greeley History Museum

714 8th Street
Greeley, CO 80631

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If you could send a message into the future, what would you say? Would you talk about current events and pressing world issues or include your predictions about the future? How could you even be sure your message would be heard?

A little over fifty years ago, Greeley residents sent us a message. In both 1967 and 1970, they gathered items from their daily lives and filled up two time capsules. They buried those capsules in the ground, knowing they would remain until the city’s 150th anniversary in 2020. Museum staff have been hard at work removing the items, documenting them, and decoding their message to the future. We discovered that Greeley residents sent us a message about who they were, what their lives were like, what they hoped, what they dreamed, and what they wanted us to remember.

This exhibition features a selection of items from both the 1967 Civic Center time capsule and the 1970 Welcome Wagon Newcomers’ Club time capsule. Exhibit open through August 14, 2021.

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Wednesday, Group Visits by Appointment
Thursday-Saturday, 10am–4pm
Sunday-Tuesday, Closed
Closed on major holidays

$8 Adult
$6 Seniors (60+)
$5 Youth (3-17)
$25 Family Rate (max. 2 adults and 4 youth)
$3 SNAP & EBT Card Holders