Contents of Time Capsule to be Placed at City Hall Today at 4:30 p.m.

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

The following items have been placed in a time capsule, which will be re-deposited in City Hall today at 4:30 p.m. The time capsule will be re-opened in 2063 on the city's 100th anniversary.


  • Mayor William D. Sessom’s
  • Sister Cities Association 50th Anniversary
  • “Shipmate” - Commanding Officer, Oceana Master Jet Base
  •  “Together We Serve” - Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story
  • “Face To the Force” - Naval Sea Systems Command



  • Three Letters from Mayor Williams D. Sessoms to his grandchildren
  • Letter from City Manager James K. Spore to City Manager of 2063



·         50-Year Pin – Convention and Visitors Bureau

·         City Seal

·         Virginia Beach Signature


  • “Walking Virginia Beach” by Katherine Jackson
  • “The Beach” A History of Virginia Beach, Virginia by the Virginia Beach Public Library
  • “Pungo Tale” by Rev. Walter A. Whitehurst



  • Consolidation Agreement for the City of Virginia Beach and Princess Anne County
  • Virginia Beach’s Mount Trashmore…A Lesson to Resourcefulness
  • Executive Orientation June 1, 2000
  • Business Cards – Ruth Fraser, City Clerk
  • Virginia Beach Government 2013
  • Virginia Beach City Public Schools - Compass to 2015 Strategic Plan
  • 50 Year’s Living the Life
  • Invitation to 2014 Time Capsule Ceremony/Reception
  • Invitation Response from Oral Lambert, former Chief of Staff for City
  • Time Capsule Ceremony Guest List
  • Historical Background and CO Listing for the Dept. of the Navy Joint Expeditionary Base - Little Creek-Fort Story
  •  Jet Observer” August 2013 Edition [newspaper] from NAS Oceana Master Jet Base



Digital Media – (Blu-ray, Micro SD  and Thumb Drive)


  • 50th Anniversary Resolution 12/10/2013
  • 50th Anniversary Poster
  • Top City Accomplishments w/images
  • Community Profile – Economic Development
  • City Page - 2013 Accomplishments
  • Naval Surface Warfare Center – 1963-2013
  • Virginia Beach Public Health Department Community Profile

·         Volunteer Council 2013 Annual Report

·         Original City Hall Building Plans (Thumb Drive)



  • Cavalier Hotel Historical Slide Show /Images
  • Library Archives
  • Virginia Beach Imagery
    • Attractions, icons and general imagery of the city
    • Members of City Council, City Manager, City Clerk and former Mayor Meyera E. Oberndorf


  • Aerial of Virginia Beach 2013
  • 50th Anniversary Interviews
  • Greetings from City Officials and Leaders to Citizens in 2063