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2015 Exhibit: Salmon was King

Our new exhibit is “Salmon was King,” showing the history of Lopez Island’s fishing industry divided into three 40-year eras. April 25 – September 30, 2015 Wednesday through Sunday  •  Noon to 4 Museum Members Reception April 24  •  5-7pm Millions of salmon spawn in the innumerable rivers and streams of the Pacific Northwest.  As they reach

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Exhibits

2014 Exhibit: Brave, Bold, Beautiful: Lopez Women

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. 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,

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