Every county in the state is preparing a time capsule in celebration of the 500th anniversary of Ponce de León's arrival on
Among the chosen keepsakes are menus from local restaurants, a ticket from Jerry Seinfeld's performance at the
"We tried to pick things that are happening in 2013, as well as a few historical things that give you a picture of what
County officials chose to mark the capsule with instructions to open it in 2113, 100 years from now.
"We were given, by the state of
Organizers will hold a meeting Nov. 6 to select photos to include in the capsule. Newby said she has already requested photos from The Log to put in the capsule, including a photo of St. John Greek Orthodox Church on Highway 98, which will soon be demolished.
The time capsule will be sealed on Dec. 14 as part of the annual Yule of Yesteryear celebration. The event starts at 10 a.m., and the capsule will be officially sealed at 1 p.m. The public is welcome to attend all time capsule meetings and submit suggestions for entries. The next meeting will be Nov. 6 at 9:30 a.m. at the Niceville Library.