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Kansas State Capitol - Online tour - Arthur Capper

Arthur Capper by Peter FeltonSecond Level

Arthur Capper by Peter "Fritz" Felten, second floor rotunda, northwest corner

Arthur Capper (1865-1961) from Garnett was a newspaper publisher, owned radio stations, and was the state’s first native-born governor, 1915–1919, the 20th governor of Kansas. He later served in the U.S. Senate. 

"I try to live each day so that I like to live with myself."

—Arthur Capper




This time capsule is located below the Capper statue.

The Kansas American Revolution Bicentennial Time Capsule

Sealed within are contains materials of 1976 relating to Kansas and the observance of the nation's 200th anniversary honoring the patriots of 1776 and the pioneers of this state. The capsule is to remain unopened until July 4, 2076.

Warren W. Shaw, KARBC chairman,

Robert F. Bennett, governor

Northwest time capsule