3. A Time Capsule is Buried in the Building

Time capsule plaque

Sealed beneath stone below one of the clubhouse’s front windows is a time capsule to be opened in the year 2104. The time capsule was buried in 2004 in celebration of the Friars Club’s 100th anniversary. A time capsule buried 100 years previously, at the founding of the club, was opened during the celebrations.

The 100-year-old time capsule from 1904 contained news clippings from several magazines of the time and other small items. Inside the 2004 capsule, to be opened in the future, each Friar at the time was invited to leave a note. The capsule will be opened on the 200th anniversary of the club’s establishment.