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Lost Treasure of the Founding Fathers

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Lost Treasure of the Founding Fathers

(6 min) tv-pg

In December 2014, a copper time capsule from 1795, buried by Paul Revere and Sam Adams, was unearthed at the Massachusetts State House in Boston. The contents included a pine tree shilling coin dating back to 1652, a copper medal showing George Washington, dozens of coins, several newspapers, and a silver plate thought to be engraved by Paul Revere. The story is just starting to unfold as historians and conservators save these items - and epic stories of the American founders for a new generation.

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