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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