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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Cover of the book Homewaters by David B. Williams

Event Update – Homewaters: A Talk with Author David B. Williams

Update: Please join us on September 19th at 3 p.m. at the outdoor pavilion at LCCA for a special event with authors David B. Williams and Iris Graville. Iris will interview David about his new book, Homewaters: A Human and Natural History of Puget Sound. Expect an engaging conversation between two beloved Northwest writers, as they discuss

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CANCELED: Community Picnic, September 12, 12-3 p.m.

Hey folks. Due to the recent increase in cases of the Delta variant of COVID, the board has elected to cancel our Community Picnic on September 12th. Thanks for your understanding, and here’s hoping that next summer we will be able to gather again more freely.

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