LEWISTON – The New York Power Authority will conclude its Niagara Power Vista 50th Anniversary celebration with the burial of a time capsule at 3 p.m. Saturday.
Visitors can share their memories of the Power Vista by signing the time capsule message banner in the reception area all week.
The banner and other Power Vista memorabilia will be placed in the capsule and sealed by Niagara Power Project Regional Manager Harry Francois. The capsule will be buried on-site at a later date and remain buried for the next 50 years.
The capsule was designed by University Heights Art Association co-founder Larry Kinney, a Buffalo sculptor who judges the Power Vista’s annual “Every Day is Earth Day” sculpture contest.
Special screenings of the Power Project’s 50th anniversary video are scheduled at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday, showing the history of the construction of the facility through the eyes of the Niagara Hardhats, the men and women who built the project. Guided tours through the Power Vista are available at 10 a.m., noon and 1 p.m. Parking and admission are always free.