1981 - Time Capsule from St John's Church 1923

This photograph shows Rev. Blair Grace, of St Aidan’s Anglican Church in Newborough, holding one of the items placed in a time capsule and buried at the St John’s Church in Yallourn in 1923.

The contents of the time capsule included a selection of documents related to the Church in that era. Among the capsule’s contents were a letter, an advertisement and various handwritten notes by the Parish Minister at that time - Rev. Dicker.

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The above article deals with a time capsule which was buried at Yallourn in 1923. Perhaps there are readers who have knowledge of other time capsules that were buried (and/or uncovered) in the district in earlier times. Please contact Julie if you have information regarding stories about time capsules in Yallourn.  Thank you.