|Click on a date and read about a slice of Aberdeen history!
1970 - February 28 - Saginaw Mill swept by fire.
1970 - March 20 - FBI probes gambling on Grays Harbor
1970 - March 28 - Tug H.H. Hubble sinks in Chehalis River when air tank explodes.
1970 - September 7 - Lost U. S. Army surveillance plane debris found in Grays Harbor's North Bay
1970 - December 16 - Allman-Hubble Tug Company sold to Seattleites.
1971 - April 17 - Aberdeen Fish Protein Concentrate Plant dedicated.
1971 - June 22 - Sixty-year old Eighth Street Bridge in Hoquiam closed.
1971 - June 30 - Riverside Bridge in Hoquiam dedicated.
1971 - August 19 - Aberdeen holds first Rain Fair Festival.
1973 - January 26 - Groundbreaking for Grays Harbor College Bishop Center
1973 - June 12 - The Daily World unveils new $1,000,000 plant.
1973 - July 11 - John Wayne films McQ at North Beach and Aberdeen
1974 - February 1 Silkscreen Artist Elton Bennett killed in a Boeing 707 crash in Pago Pago
1976 - February 29 - Old yew wood Indian paddle found on beach.
1977 - April 11 - Clearing begins for Satsop Nuclear Power Plant.
1977 - August 9 - Wishkah Mall Grand Opening.
1977 - September 24 - Polson Museum dedicated.
1978 - July 18 - Anderson & Middleton Mill closes after 86 years.
1979 - January 1 - Aloha Mill destroyed by fire.
1979 - September 18 - 606-foot ship Minerva, largest ever to enter Harbor.
1979 - December 19 1920s tramp steamer M.S. Sierra breaks loose and drifts into Chehalis River railroad bridge.