For the month of September, the contents from the North Hills Time Capsule will be on display at the City of Raleigh Museum in downtown Raleigh. The exhibit is free and open to the public.
The time capsule was originally buried on the opening day of the old Cardinal Movie Theatre on June 8, 1967. The time capsule was unearthed at North Hills on June 8, 2017 and the contents were then sent to ECS Conservation for restoration purposes. Click here to watch a recap video of the unearthing event.
“The time capsule unearthing was exciting because it allowed us to take a step back in time to discover the history of North Hills and the city of Raleigh,” said Bonner Gaylord, Managing Director of Kane Realty Corporation. “We appreciate Ernest Dollar and the City of Raleigh Museum for all of their help in making this exhibit possible.”
The City of Raleigh Museum opened in 1993. As part of its mission to “Preserve Raleigh’s Past for the Future,” the museum collects and cares for artifacts, curates exhibits, and provides educational programming that highlights and interprets Raleigh’s history and heritage. The museum is located at 220 Fayetteville Street and their hours of operation are Tuesday-Saturday 9am-4pm, Sunday 1pm-4pm and First Fridays from 6pm-9pm.