History of Aberdeen NC

Aberdeen is a town in Moore County, North Carolina, United States. It is important for the Raleigh–Durham–Cary-Chapel Hill Combined Statistical Area. The populace was 6,350 at the 2010 registration.


Scottish migrants were the main Europeans to settle the territory starting in 1745. They were attracted to the territory by plentiful chasing and virgin land, and they established the networks of Bethesda and Blue’s Crossing by the late eighteenth Century.

During the American Revolution, the individuals of what is presently Aberdeen were by and large Loyalists.There were a couple of little conflicts in the region of Aberdeen, most eminently the one at Ray’s Mill Creek, in which Colonel Philip Alston of the House in the Horseshoe, who was in quest for Loyalist Colonel David Fanning, brutally beat Kenneth Black, a nearby who had gone about as Fanning’s aide through the area.

Probably the soonest business of Bethesda and Blue’s Crossing was maritime stores because of the wealth of pine trees in the territory. These products were shipped to advertise at first by means of the Cape Fear River to Wilmington, and later by board street.

More than 1,500 occupants of what is presently Aberdeen taken an interest in the Civil War. Almost 33% of the fighters sent were murdered, which annihilated the work flexibly. After the Civil War, nonetheless, the Raleigh and Augusta Air Line Railroad associated the network of Blue’s Crossing to the remainder of the nation, permitting them to offer their maritime stores and lumber to the remainder of the nation.

In 1877, a mail center was set up and Malcolm J. Blue was named postmaster. After four years, Allison F. Page purchased various forested sections of land to construct a rail line, just as to clear the land for wood. This land was later offered to James Walker Tufts for $1 a section of land, and later got home of the noteworthy golf resort, Pinehurst Resort. Blue’s Crossing’s name was authoritatively changed to the current Aberdeen in 1888.

In the mid 20th century, tobacco cultivating went to the town. Aberdeen’s closeness to Pinehurst brought about a blast in the travel industry and retirement businesses, which stay a significant piece of the nearby economy today.

The Aberdeen Historic District, Bethesda Presbyterian Church, John Blue House, and Malcolm Blue Farm are recorded on the National Register of Historic Places.