Volunteer group rescinds gift of time capsule containing 150th anniversary items

One side of the time capsule box. Photo courtesy Gilroy Historical Society


By Marty Cheek

A group of volunteers presented a time capsule as a gift to celebrate the community’s 150th year of incorporation. The artwork on the metal box soon made it a point of community contention.

At the Sept. 13 council meeting, the Gilroy Sesquicentennial Committee formally gave to the city the capsule that contained, among other items, a celebration stree