Lopez Island Grange rug makers, 1936. Willie Gallanger, Lenore Weeks, Leora Todd, and Sadie (Coffelt) Forest.

Exploring Lopez Island History

The Mission of the Lopez Island Historical Society is to collect, preserve, interpret, and share local history to increase awareness and appreciation of this resource for the benefit of future generations.

Fisherman Bay, 1945-1955

Tide of Change

Tourism arrives on the scene to add a new layer to the traditional economies of farming, fishing, and services.

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Landscape photograph with grass, trees, hills, and water in background

Come walk with us!

Linda Vorobik, botanist and illustrator, is hosting a wildflower walk to benefit the museum on May 7th, 2-4 p.m., at Iceberg Point. The spring wildflowers of the Coastal Prairie should be in full glory, and no one knows them better than Linda! Please RSVP to history@lopezmuseum.org to reserve your spot, as space is limited. $20

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