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Explore the Museum: News

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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Events

Lopez History Afloat II

An Afternoon Aboard the Mystic Sea June 28, 2014 This unique guided history tour by master story-teller and long-time Lopezian, Monte Hughes, will leave Spencer’s Landing at noon on June 28 to circumnavigate Lopez Island, returning around 4:00. We’ll hear Monte’s hilarious stories, many passed down from his grandfather and father, about early days on

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Events

Quilt Programs

May, 2014 Exhibit: Signature Quilts as Carriers of Community & Women’s History Friday, May 9, 2014 to Sunday, May 18, 2014 Noon – 4 p.m. Lopez Island Historical Museum, Lopez Village A display of signature quilts made by the Lopez community beginning in the late-1800s. History of Signature Quilts & How to Research Them Friday,

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Events

Lopez Legends, Myths & Yarns III

July 20, 2013 Please join us at the Port Stanley School on July 20 at 7:00 pm for: Live Performances Dramatic readings from diaries & letters of Lopez Island settlers ~~~~~~~~ After-dinner delectables & desserts “Eclectic” music Historic slide show from our archives A chance to win great stuff from the LIHS Gift Shop ~~~~~~~~

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Events

Lopez Legends, Myths & Yarns II

November 4, 2012 It’s back! The July edition of LLMY was so much fun, we’ve created an afternoon of Winter Stories. Please join us at the Port Stanley School on November 4 at 3:00 pm to hear fascinating tales from the museum’s archives, enjoy special hot drinks and delectable treats, a small silent auction and

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Events

Lopez Legends, Myths & Yarns

July 21, 2012 This summer, the Historical Society is doing something we do better than anyone else…bringing history alive. We have a new format for our summer fundraiser – Lopez Legends, Myths & Yarns will be the first of a series of unique and irresistible programs. Please join us at the Port Stanley School on

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Projects

Oral History Project

We are introducing an exciting new program in 2012 that will allow you to hear Lopez Island’s unique stories, told by folks who grew up on the island in the early 20th century—island history from people who were there. Willie Cousins was quite a storyteller. Imagine sitting with Willie, hearing him recall his life on

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