Ocean View, Delaware: Birthplace of the Commercial Broiler Industry

Historical marker claims that Ocean View is where chickens were first mass-farmed specifically for their meat.

Ocean View Historical Complex

Address:
41 Central Ave., Ocean View, DE
Directions:
Ocean View Historical Complex. On the east side of Central Ave. just north of John West Park. Poorly placed marker is hard to spot, wedged between two old buildings perpendicular to the street.
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Birthplace of the Commercial Broiler Industry.

Birthplace of the Commercial Broiler Industry

Probably not everyone knows that the Commercial Broiler industry got its start in Ocean View. The historical marker is part of a series of historic houses.

[N. Doyle, 11/14/2021]

"Commercial Broiler" is industry-speak for "meat chicken."


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