This tetrahedron (triangular pyramid) is in a small park in front of Holtville City Hall. The following inscriptions are on the faces of the pyramid:
WITHIN THIS TETRAHEDRON IS IMBEDDED A TIME CAPSULE, PRESERVING THE RECORD OF OUR COUNTRY'S 200TH BIRTHDAY AS CELEBRATED BY THE COMMUNITY OF HOLTVILLE, CALIFORNIA,
DEDICATED THIS JULY 4TH, 1976,
TO BE OPENED JULY 4TH, 2026.
IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO HAVE GONE BEFORE
THE PIONEERS WHO BULT AN AGRICULTURAL OASIS FROM THE DESERT OF THE COLORADO BASIN AND THOSE WHO FOUGHT AND DIED THAT WE MIGHT LIVE IN FREEDOM TODAY.
HOLTVILLE BICENTENNIAL COMMISSION
Directions: Northeast corner of Pine Ave and 5th St, Holtville, California (east of El Centro).
Last visited: October 2019.
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