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.

Work, play, and service on the Friendly Isle

Clubs, Commerce, Community

chock full of photos of the ways Lopezians used to keep themselves busy – making a living, socializing, and improving life on the island.
Recent Posts

Lopez Legends, Myths & Yarns 7

Lopez Island Historical Society presents Lopez Legends, Myths & Yarns 7 – Tales from Richardson

Featuring Mary Anne Lundy Nowicki,
Mary Jennison, Connie Chandler, and Becky Smith
Emceed by Larry Cochran
Saturday, November 23rd • 7 pm
at Woodmen Hall
Bring a tale to share! • $5 Suggested donation

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Historic Homes

The Port Stanley Schoolhouse

The Port Stanley School was in session from 1917 until Lopez Island schools consolidated in 1941. It was then used as a meeting place, hardware store, and hay storage building until it was donated to the Lopez Island Historical Society by Chris & Helena Jones. Restoration was completed in 2003, with outbuilding and parking lot

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