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Ocean View Delaware (Birthplace of the Commercial Broiler Industry)

SC-78. In 1923, Cecile Long Steele started a flock of 500 chicks. At 16 weeks, they weighed 2 and one-fourth pounds and sold for 62 cents a pound. By 1989, growers produce birds of twice the weight in half the time. Sussex County leads the nation in broiler production, now a multibillion-dollar industry.     […]

Ocean View

RG# 7170   The 1800s Around 1800, W.S. Hall opened a store on farmland he owned near White’s Creek, a tributary of the Indian River Bay. A village began to form around the store which served the needs of the nearby farmers and also became home to many watermen. Originally known as Hall’s Store, legend […]