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Georgetown, Delaware: World's Largest Frying Pan Team Field Report

Marvel Carriage Museum

510 S. Bedford St., Georgetown, DE
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.
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World's Largest Frying Pan

When forged in 1950, it was the world's largest: 10 feet across, 18 feet long. It fried an estimated 100 tons of chicken before it was retired in 1987. Report...

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World's Largest Frying Pan

The World's Largest Frying Pan has a new home. For years the Goliath-size showpiece of the Delmarva Chicken Festival was displayed inside the Delaware History Museum in Wilmington. But when that museum closed in 2014 for long-term renovations, it was decided that "long-term" would be too long to keep Delaware's symbolic skillet from the public.

So on March 25, 2015, the pan was moved, permanently, to the Nutter D. Marvel Carriage Museum in Georgetown, the town where the chicken festival was hatched in 1948.

The World's Largest Frying Pan cooked an estimated 100 tons of chicken before it was retired in 1987.

[ Team, 03/26/2015]
World's Largest Frying Pan

The frying pan is in the museum part of the Historical Society Of Delaware. There is a $6 per person charge to tour the museum and see the frying pan. We opted not to see it as there are other large frying pans in the US.

[Anne, 01/19/2011]

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Big Viking, Chincoteague, VA - 52 mi.

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