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Items from the Sesquicentennial time capsule will be unveiled in a ceremony at 10 a.m. May 4 in Central Park.

Tom and Becky will be handling out raffle tickets for helpers in the unveiling. Also there will be raffles for three people to place something in the 2069 time capsule that will be buried Oct. 26.

Tony Bowman, who designed the official emblem for the Sesquicentennial, will be the emcee. Mayor James Hark will give remarks. A band called Sesquicentennial Survivors will perform in the bandstand after the time capsule is opened.

Hannibal is celebrating its 200th birthday. During Hannibal’s Sesquicentennial in 1969, residents buried a time capsule. There will be another time capsule buried in October that will be opened in 2069.