You can now browse the wills of famous American figures including Paul Revere, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Alexander Hamilton. First person to calculate how many chamberpots total were owned by the signers of the Declaration of Independence gets my undying gratitude.
I love time capsules. I’ve been researching them for nearly a decade. But even I know that time capsules are generally pretty boring. Which is why I found this recent headline about the re-sealing of the 1795 Paul Revere capsule in Boston so funny:
The "oldest time capsule in the US," buried in the cornerstone of the Massachusetts State House by Paul Revere and Samuel Adams, has been opened and its contents revealed.
History buffs, start your engines: CNN is reporting that a Boston crew has removed a time capsule from the cornerstone of the Massachusetts State House, believed to have been stashed there by then-Governor Samuel Adams and patriot Paul Revere.