How cool was that?
The recovery Thursday of a time capsule hidden within a granite block at Massachusetts State Hall in Boston that is believed to be from the era of Paul Revere and Samuel Adams and that leaked out several coins while being dug not surprisingly gained a lot of attention on Twitter thorughout the morning and afternoon hours.
From the fascinating to the funny, here are some of our favorite tweets about the recovery effort:
The worker from MFA holds up a coin that she knocked out of the cornerstone. Still chiseling away. pic.twitter.com/sFbuUeC4ff— Carl Stevens (@carlwbz) December 11, 2014
These are three dimes from 1854 which fell out of the chipped cornerstone in the time capsule recovery process. pic.twitter.com/g5QpP1oUoS— Carl Stevens (@carlwbz) December 11, 2014
PHOTOS: State House time capsule from 1795 unearthed pic.twitter.com/LJUDchPObY— The Boston Globe (@BostonGlobe) December 12, 2014
Revere-era time capsule found at MA state house gives hope to makers of macaroni art and traced-hand turkeys everywhere.— Eric R. Danton (@erdanton) December 11, 2014
MA is filled with history! Today, a time capsule dating back to 1795 was retrieved from the State House cornerstone! pic.twitter.com/Odg7mbPmIa— Michael O. Moore (@SenMikeMoore) December 11, 2014