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Learn About Historic Lordship

Lordship Is Rich In Fascinating History!

In 1924, 25 Lordship residents who were "disgusted with the washboard road between Lordship and Bridgeport," met at the Lordship Firehouse on May 14 to create the Lordship Improvement Association (LIA) to do something about it. Thus began a legacy of the LIA shaping Lordship into the seaside community we love today. 

The Lordship Improvement Association’s 100th Anniversary Celebration on a warm but pleasantly breezy June 23, 2024 became a bit of history itself, as the LIA welcomed hundreds of Lordship residents to a party on the Lordship Bluffs, thanking all for their continuing financial and volunteer support.


LIA's 2022 'History Story' Calendar

The 2022 'Lordship History Story' Calendar from the Lordship Improvement Association (LIA) is a fascinating review of Lordship from the earliest days to early settlers, our iconic lighthouse, residential development, beaches, trolleys! the Seawall, Fire Company #3, churches and early businesses. It's a keeper, and individual copies may be ordered now with a request to


And Much More ...

Enjoy the stories behind the Calendar stories! Tom Halverson's updated Lordship History site will be available soon.

Lordship: 1893

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