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Posted on: November 9, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Santa Rosa County dedicates time capsule

The Santa Rosa County Board of County Commissioners, other constitutional officers, special guests and members of the community dedicated a time capsule today, Wed., Nov. 9. The time capsule is buried at the new Santa Rosa County Courthouse located at 4025 Avalon Blvd. in Milton.


"It was a very special day to dedicate this time capsule during the 180th year of Santa Rosa County's creation," said Commissioner Robert A. "Bob" Cole, Chairman and District 2. "This time capsule will contain much of the history of the county for future Santa Rosans to explore 50 years from now."


The placement site will be marked with a plaque that will read “Beneath this sign lies a time capsule containing items reflecting the history of Santa Rosa County. The capsule is to be opened in 50 years’ time.”


Items included in the time capsule:

  • 2022 Disaster Preparedness Guide and Postcard
  • Santa Rosa County Emergency Management Challenge Coin 2022
  • 850 Business Magazine – Summer 2019 Featuring Shannon Ogletree, Economic Development Director
  • Santa Rosa County Courthouse Ribbon Cutting
  • Invitation
  •  Program
  • Attendee List
  • Ribbon
  • Photo of Santa Rosa County Courthouse Groundbreaking Ceremony – 2019
  • Memorabilia from Commissioner Bob Cole
  • Photos of Santa Rosa County Commissioners including
  • Sam Parker, District 1
  • Bob Cole, District 2
  • James Calkin, District 3
  • Dave Piech, District 4
  • Colten Wright, District 5
  • Former Commissioner Don Salter, District 3
  • Former Commissioner Rob Williamson, District 4
  • Former Commissioner Lane Lynchard, District 5
  • 2022 Santa Rosa County Organizational Chart
  • December 2021 Guestview Published in the Pensacola News Journal from Santa Rosa County Administrator DeVann Cook
  • Letter from Honorable Perry E. Wells
  • Program from Santa Rosa County Courthouse Dedication in October 1961
  • Timeline of Santa Rosa County by Dr. Brian R. Rucker
  • Bagdad Mill Site History
  • Navarre Beach 2021 Tourism Impact Report – Santa Rosa Tourism Development
  • Pensacola New Journal Clipping of Old Courthouse Safety Concerns
  • Pensacola News Journal from Wed., Nov. 9, 2022
  • Pensacola News Journal featuring Hurricane Ivan coverage from 2004


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