Aberdeen Washington


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Originally named after a salmon cannery with Scottish roots, Aberdeen relies heavily on fishing, timber and tourism for it’s economy. The town is a gateway to the Olympic Peninsula and the harsh weather that blows in from the coast has left it’s mark on this hardy community.


Fun Facts

  • Kurt Cobain, lead singer of Nirvana and a seminal grunge rock icon in the Seattle area, was born and raised in Aberdeen.
  • The Lady Washington is a replica of a historical sailing ship that has been featured in Pirates of the Caribbean and calls the port of Aberdeen home!

Tinderbox Coffee Roasters Aberdeen Washington Day 2 of the 100 Cups of Coffee in 100 Days Project

What a pleasant surprise. When I walked into Tinderbox Coffee Roasters in Aberdeen, the barista immediately apologized for just putting on some “weird” music.  When was the last time you heard the Bee Gees playing on a turntable in a coffee shop? I had a quick chuckle...

Lady Washington Lives On in Aberdeen

You may have seen the majestic Lady Washington in such films such as Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl or Star Trek: Generations. But did you know it was originally created in 1787? Yeah, it’s that old. Kind of. History Lesson! According to...