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1888 - March 20 - Aberdeen incorporated.

1888 - May 27 - Presbyterian church in Aberdeen is dedicated.

1888 - September - Old Tiger hand pumper arrives in Aberdeen. It was built in 1853 and brought around the Horn to San Francisco where it had operated for many years.

1888 - November 23 - The phone line from Olympia to Hoquiam is complete and will be in operation as soon as the instruments arrive.

1889 - April 13 - Clearing starts for Grays Harbor City. Founded by George Washington Hunt as a railroad terminus, it has a 6,600 foot wharf.

1889 - July 31 - Aberdeen Weekly Bulletin issues first edition.

1889 - November 11 - Washington admitted as 42nd state of the Union.



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