7th & 8th Graders, Mud Bay School, ca. 1940
The Lopez Island Historical Society is the repository for thousands of photographs, documents, and newspaper clippings relating to Lopez history and genealogy of families who have been associated with the island. Please contact us for more information or to make a research appointment.

Museum Photo Collection

Search the Lopez Island Historical Society’s photographs in the Washington Rural Heritage collection.

San Juan County Historical Documents

Thousands of original historic documents (marriage licenses, property deeds, wills, etc.) from 1874 to the present are available on the San Juan County auditor’s website. This is an amazing resource for anyone searching for Lopez family history.
Avery & Bob Wilson with horse & colt, 1910