Meet the west coast’s tall ships
We are Grays Harbor Historical Seaport, a 501 (c)(3) educational non-profit public development authority based in Aberdeen, Washington. We bring maritime history to life aboard our two tall ships, Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain. For more than 30 years, we have provided hands on education opportunities for people of all ages and backgrounds. With a focus on teamwork and empowerment, our programs explore our shared history and our daily connections to the world’s oceans.
To meet our team, visit the Crew, Staff, and Board page.
- Longboat programs
- Vocational / pre-vocational programs
BOARD AND COMMITTEE MEETINGS
All GHHS board and committee meetings are open to the public under the Open Public Meetings Act (RCW 42.30, RCW 42.32) and the Open Public Records Act (RCW 42.56).
The board meets at 6:30 p.m. every fourth Tuesday of the month at Seaport Landing, 500 N. Custer St., Aberdeen, Washington.
Minutes for each regular board meetings and committee meetings are available for inspection immediately after they are approved by the board or committee.
Financial Information and Annual Reports
As a public development authority under Washington State Law, the Washington State Auditor conducts an annual audit of Grays Harbor Historical Seaport. To view our audits, click on the links below:
2016: Accountability | 2014: Accountability | 2013: Accountability | 2011: Accountability, Finding | 2009: Accountability, Finding | 2007: Financial, Accountability, Finding | 2005: Financial, Accountability, Finding
GuideStar Exchange Gold Seal: Check out our GuideStar profile for more information, including recent IRS Form 990s. We have earned the gold GuideStar Exchange Seal for our commitment to transparency.
Grays Harbor Historical Seaport is in the process of developing Seaport Landing on the site of a 38-acre former sawmill on the Aberdeen waterfront. The Seaport Landing project will transform a disused industrial brownfield into a mixed-use cultural destination. Offering space for community organizations, entrepreneurship, lodging, and a dock for Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain.