Skagit County

Chinese, cannery workers, Skagit Harbor
Remains of Salmon Cannery

Ship Harbor. Skagit County.
Ship Harbor is located adjacent to the City of Anacortes. An historical marker near the ferry terminal notes that there were Chinese workers employed at the Fidalgo Island Packing Company. Approximately 400 Chinese worked at the salmon cannery in the early 1900s. References: “Ship Harbor Historical Marker;” “The History of Ship Harbor.”

Ship Harbor Historical Marker.” Historical Marker Database. Accessed June 6, 2018.
The History of Ship Harbor.” Anacortes Parks Foundation. Accessed June 6, 2018.