Time capsule gets a Civil War-era sendoff

Ceremony marks Lincoln’s 200th birthday, 125th anniversary of county’s creation

Mesa County Commissioner Craig Meis, left, and Bill McCurry, camp commander of the Legion of the West No. 7 lift a star-covered cloth as they unveil a plaque that will cover a time capsule placed under the steps of the old Mesa County Courthouse Thursday.



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Mesa County Commissioner Craig Meis, left, and Bill McCurry, camp commander of the Legion of the West No. 7 lift a star-covered cloth as they unveil a plaque that will cover a time capsule placed under the steps of the old Mesa County Courthouse Thursday.

About 100 people attended a ceremony commemorating the 200th anniversary of the birth of Abraham Lincoln and Mesa County’s 125th. Held midday Thursday at the old Mesa County Courthouse…




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