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.
- 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!
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 Historical Seaport, in 1788 the original Lady Washington …