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Museum time capsule set back for next 50 years

History and the future were woven together seamlessly in La Conner on Thursday.

The final event of the Skagit County Historical Museum’s Golden Anniversary celebration that night peered ahead as much as it paid tribute to the past.

A standing room only crowd of 75 gathered to watch the Museum’s time capsule re-filled and placed again inside the wall near its main entrance, not to be unsealed until 2069.

It was, as best all could tell, a re-rerun of what took place there a half-century ago when the capsule was initially wedged full of items that defined the Age of Aquarius, Skagit-style.



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