Tulsa, Oklahoma: Time Capsule: 1998 Car Buried Here

Patience. Come here in 2048 and maybe get your hands on that Plymouth Prowler.

1028 E. 6th St., Tulsa, OK
Just east of downtown. On the north edge of Centennial Park (formerly Central Park), at the intersection of E. 6th St. S. and S. Owasso Ave.
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Burial vault.

Time Capsule: 1998 Car Buried Here

The Time Capsule burial vault is covered with slabs of concrete. It's interesting to read about if you're in the area.

[Dee, 08/20/2020]

Only a few more decades to wait....

Time capsule.

Time Capsule: 1998 Car Buried Here

Can't wait until 2048.

[Josh Marick, 03/30/2013]

For children -- a very good lesson about delayed gratification.

Time capsule plaque.

Tulsa Time Capsule - Another Buried Car

A centennial time capsule, interred on Jan. 17, 1998, in honor of the City's 100th birthday, is buried at Centennial Park. The time capsule, scheduled to be unearthed in the year 2048, includes items such as a prototype of the 1998 Plymouth Prowler, a City of Tulsa Financial Report, student essays on what Tulsa will be like in the year 2048, and Tulsa restaurant menus.

[Jessica Spradlin, 10/12/2005]

March 2013: Photo added.

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