Time capsule found from 1800s includes a newspaper and bottle of whiskey

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The slideshow above shows an example of the exciting finds inside a time capsule. But construction workers in the Scottish Highlands may have hit the jackpot with the oldest time capsule.

A few construction workers in the Scottish Highlands stumbled upon what appears to be a time capsule from the 1800s.

Inside a shoe-box sized metal tin, the workers from the construction company Morgan Sindall, discovered a bottle of liquid, currently believed to be whiskey (which remained intact), a paper scroll and a newspaper dated from September 1894. All of these items are now in the hands of the Highland Folk Museum, just a few miles down the road.

Robert Ogg, of Morgan Sindall, spoke with BBC and said that he finds it "fascinating to think these items have been sitting in the bridge's structure for 121 years."

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Ogg went on to mention that the construction company has been working with Kingussie Primary School to create their own time capsule, in hopes of it lasting as long as the one they found.

Much like the Morgan Sindall employee's discovery, check out the discovery of another time capsule in the video below!

50-Year-Old Time Capsule Opened in New Hampshire


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