October 12, 2018

Five things to know about the new Mayo Civic Center time capsule

By Karl Oestreich

by Randy Petersen

1. The box is a piece of recreated history. The copper capsule was created based on construction designs that were recently rediscovered, according to David Eide, senior construction manager at Mayo Clinic. Rochester Post-Bulletin LogoUsing the designs, Mayo Clinic was able to recreate an replica of the original time capsule, which is assumed to still exist behind the original 1938 cornerstone, which was uncovered earlier this year as part of renovation efforts.

Reach: The Rochester Post-Bulletin is a daily newspaper that serves Rochester, Austin and its surrounding cities. The newspaper has a daily circulation of more than 30,000 and has more than 440,00 unique visitors to its website each month.

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Context: In 1864, William Worrall Mayo, M.D., settled his family and opened a medical practice in Rochester, Minn. Dr. Mayo was dedicated to serving patients and advancing medical science through education and research. He and his wife, Louise, passed their pioneering spirit to their sons, William and Charles, who entered medicine in the 1880s and transformed the family practice into Mayo Clinic, a global center of hope and healing. You can read more about Mayo Clinic's history and heritage here.

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