World's Largest Frying Pan.

World's Largest Frying Pan

Field review by the editors.

Georgetown, Delaware

A surprisingly large number of big, flat, metal disks with handles lay claim to the title of World's Largest Frying Pan, or variations on the theme.

Delaware's giant iron skillet was the largest in the world when it was forged in 1950: ten feet across, 18 feet long (with handle), and a capacity of 160 gallons of oil and 200 chickens. For the next 37 years the pan fried an estimated 100 tons of chicken at the annual Delmarva Chicken Festival. It was retired to its present status of worthy relic in 1987.

World's Largest Frying Pan

Marvel Carriage Museum

Address:
510 S. Bedford St., Georgetown, DE
Directions:
In one of the display barns at the Marvel Carriage Museum. 1.5 miles southeast of downtown, on the southbound side of Rd 431/S. Bedford St.
Hours:
Days and hours vary. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
302-855-9660
RA Rates:
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