The Lopez Island Historical Society & Museum

Lopez Island, San Juan County, Washington

“Images of America—Lopez Island”

We are very excited to announce our new book, Images of America: Lopez Island, by Susan Ferguson and the Lopez Island Historical Society.

The book features 200 of the best images of Lopez from our collection, and stories of Native islanders, early settlers, farmers, fishers, quilters, shopkeepers, schools, kids, families, and all your favorite island places.

Susan is generously donating all royalties from book sales, so all proceeds benefit the museum.

Book cover

Excerpt from the introduction:

“Nestled in the San Juan Archipelago, Lopez Island is a 29.5 square mile mountaintop rising out of the Salish Sea. Lopez is a magical place, eliciting in many an ethereal response to its beauty, its substance, its peace. Over the past two centuries, people from near and far discovered Lopez, were drawn by its beckoning, and made their lives here. Together, they created and nurtured a special community spirit that has garnered islanders’ lifelong affection and passed through generations to the present day.

“This is the story of that community. Photographs introduce the people who came to Lopez when impenetrable woods met the shoreline, marshland was yet to be cleared, and life was carved out of wilderness. Given the gifts of phenomenal surrounding beauty, a mild climate, and abundant natural resources, the homesteaders and their descendents embraced their new life together.”

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