The Lopez Island Historical Society & Museum

Lopez Island, San Juan County, Washington

2014 Exhibit

Not All Women Wore Bonnets…

Our new exhibit is “Brave, Bold, Beautiful: Lopez Women,” a look at some of the notable and accomplished women in Lopez Island's past.

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Lopez women were intrepid, enthusiastically participating in the male-dominated world of farming, fishing, and shopkeeping. They were postmistresses, hoteliers, cannery workers, music teachers, and switchboard operators. “Brave, Bold & Beautiful” showcases Lopez women from different eras, all working to make Lopez Island the place we love.

Generously sponsored by: Islanders Insurance, Spencer's Landing Marina, Richardson Fuel, Lopez Island Pharmacy, Lopez Village Market, Mitrebox Contracting, Jamie & Lauren Stephens, Cloud Islands, Edenwild Inn, On-Site Island Services, Doug James Floor Coverings, Karen Rousseau, Lopez Sand & Gravel, Mike Halperin & Jodi Green, Nancy & Charles Givens, Spud & Karen Grimes, Gary & Karen Alexander, Steve & Michele Heller, Nancy Nordhoff, Jim & Nancy Kenagy, Duane & Audrey Bordvick, Dianne Pressenda, Raiti Waerness.

Other exhibits include: “Homesteaders, Indian Wives & Second Sons,” The Children's Corner, an expanded Wild Lopez natural history display, and an expanded First Islanders display that will feature a selection from the recently donated Native artifact collection.

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