1891: Chinuk Wawa time capsule in Victoria, BC
It’s been 129 years — let’s dig this up & find out what the “book in Chinook” is!
The building being reported on is the “new ‘Centennial’ Methodist Church on the Gorge Road“.
Mr. James Gray read the contents of the box which was to be placed under the foundation stone. In it were a Bible, copies of the minutes of the British Columbia Conference, 1891, of the Christian Guardian, Methodist Magazine, COLONIST and Times, a book in Chinook…
— from the Victoria (BC) British Colonist of September 2, 1891, page 2, column 1