- Associated Press - Monday, September 25, 2017

MILAN, Ohio (AP) - Residents of inventor Thomas Edison’s Ohio hometown have marked its 200th anniversary by burying mementos in a time capsule that’s intended to be opened in a century.

The Sandusky Register reports people in Milan (MY’-lan) contributed dozens of items. They included photos and drone footage of town, currency, bourbon, a phone book, Edison-related souvenirs, passes to Cedar Point amusement park and a ticket stub from a recent record-setting baseball win by the Cleveland Indians.

The reinforced canister was dropped underground during a Sunday ceremony and covered with a heavy plaque. It bears a picture of Edison and the words history, innovation and community.

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Current residents are celebrating 200 years since people began claiming Milan as their home, but it’s not officially the bicentennial because the city wasn’t founded until 1833.


Information from: Sandusky Register, https://www.sanduskyregister.com/cgi-bin/liveique.acgi$sch=frontpage?frontpage

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