The Time Keeper

Posted on Wednesday, October 17th, 02012 by Alexander Rose - Twitter: @zander
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One of the early ideas for the 10,000 Year Clock was to simply endow a family whose job it would be for 400 generations to just shout out the time every day.  I had no idea there was already someone like that… RIP John Votta.

“The Washington Square timekeeper was a link back to a very ancient tradition of people who both tell time and look out for the public good,”

The whole story at Washington Square News

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    I literally had no idea that earlier in the Washington Square,the timekeeper was a link back to a very ancient
    tradition of people who both tell time and look out for the public
    good..Glad to know about this..


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