Edible Jersey: The Overlooked History of the Bayshore

“Everyone knows about the Chesapeake Bay, and the romanticism of the Chesapeake. But there is definitely a disconnect between people on land and on water, especially along the Delaware Bay.” Rachel Dolhanczyk would know. As curator for the Delaware Bay Museum at the Bayshore Center in Bivalve, she spends her days sharing the stories that reveal the region’s rich history. The word “rich” is key: Though it may surprise a bayside road-tripper today, many millionaires were christened along these waters a century back, courtesy of the oyster.

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Published in the High-Summer 2017 issue

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