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Optimism about Winsted’s second century

Right, Mayor Candy Perez and lifelong resident state Rep. Jay Case (R-63) prepared for the burial of the commemorative Winsted Time Capsule on Saturday, Oct. 14. Photo by Shaw Israel Izikson

WINSTED — A time capsule was buried at the Winchester Historical Society in a ceremony held on Saturday, Oct. 14, that was attended by more than 100 people.

The time capsule, which will not be opened until Oct. 14, 2067, commemorates the 100th anniversary of the founding of the city of Winsted.

While the borough of Winchester was incorporated in 1858, the city of Winsted was incorporated in 1917.

Winchester Historical Society President Milly Hudak said that a committee of residents decided to bury the time capsule.

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