Anchorage Memories You'll Love

Enjoy Anchorage Memories, an amazing treasure chest of stories, pictures and videos that will happily take your heart back to a different time.

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Growing up and living in Anchorage, Alaska is a unique experience. And your memories of those times are special and precious.

As you look through this wonderful collection, you'll be reminded of things you haven't thought of in years.


Did You Know?


Anchorage has a fascinating history, and you'll really enjoy discovering how your town came about and grew into the special place you love.


tent cityIt all began as a tent city in 1915

You'll enjoy looking back at our town's beginning as a rugged tent city, meeting the pioneers and reliving memories up through the 1970s.

Plus you can easily post your comments and add your precious memories. You'll learn how as you scroll down this page.


Do You Remember?


Sears MallThis was the first Mall in Anchorage


"Thank you for all you do to bring

these Memories to my heart." Jody



Do you remember?


  • "Mother Moose", "The Coke Show", "The Varsity Show".
  • Remember Theda Comstock and Norma Goodman?
  • And how about Romper Room or Koko the KENI Klown?

You can also revisit your favorite Anchorage radio and TV shows and personalities right here.

What were your favorites? Who were your favorites?


Look for the word "BONUS"


You'll discover special treats, gifts and more information when you find a "BONUS" all throughout this website. 



Do you remember?

  • The Lucky Wishbone
  • The Arctic Road Runner
  • The Double Musky Inn

What was (is) your favorite Anchorage restaurant or burger place?

You'll be hungry when you read these stories and remember when.



"Interesting stories,

love Anchorage Memories." Christine



Posting Your Memories


Many of the memories you'll discover here were submitted by website visitors just like you.

Do you have a memory you would like to tell us about?

To learn how, check out How to Post Your Anchorage Memories right now.


A Local Favorite


Arctic RoadrunnerWhat is (was) your favorite burger?


"I love looking at

the photos you share." Beth




Who Created Anchorage Memories?


Mike and MaryThat's Mary on your left and Mike on the right

Hello,


One of us was born and raised in Anchorage. And one of us came to Anchorage when they were only 3 years old.

Discover our story right now.


We're Mike and Mary Dougherty, and we created Anchorage Memories just for you.

Mary was born in the old Providence Hospital and raised in Anchorage.

You can Meet Mary right here.


Mike first came to Anchor town when he was 3 years old in 1950, and he brought his mom and dad with him. (OK, you do the math, and you'll find out Mike's age).

You can Meet Mike right here.


Join the Fun


With all that in mind, what better way to enjoy your wonderful memories than with this website, where you can also share your memories of life in, and around, Anchorage.


And don't be shy about sharing your memories.


We're all friends here because we have something in common, a bond that's very special.


We have our Anchorage Memories.


BONUS

Join your free Anchorage Memories VIP Newsletter.

A treasure chest of precious memories, delivered right to your email in-box each month.

PLUS

You'll receive your free Anchorage e-book when you join.