Artifact 101


Some of the most important assets of any museum are the artifacts that it holds. The final holdouts of the times of old, they are as knowledgeable of our past as any great historian. They can tell us of this past if we ask them. Join Anacortes Museum curator Elaine Walker, as we investigate these artifacts and ask them to reveal their secrets.



Episode 1: Frank V. Hogan’s Safe

An ancient safe, shrouded in mystery, resides on the ground floor of the Anacortes Museum. Unopened for decades, the Frank V. Hogan safe has been the subject of intrigue for many visitors to our Carnegie Gallery. What lies waiting inside these antique fortified walls? Join us as we investigate the mystery of the first mayor’s safe, in the pilot episode of our new series, Artifact 101.