Georgetown in Sussex County, Delaware — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Georgetown Fire Company
In 1937 the company established an annual fund-raising effort known as the “Oyster Eat.” Hundreds gather here each February to enjoy the food and fellowship of the event, which has been recognized by the United States Congress for its historical and cultural significance.
Erected 2003 by The Delaware Public Archives. (Marker Number SC-170.)
Location. 38° 41.337′ N, 75° 23.088′ W. Marker is in Georgetown, Delaware, in Sussex County. Marker is on South Bedford Street near West Pine Street. Touch for map. Located on the firehouse wall at the front door. Marker is in this post office area: Georgetown DE 19947, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Joseph T. Adams House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sussex County Vietnam Veterans Memorial (about 400 feet away); Return Day (about 400 feet away); Sussex County World War II Memorial (about 400 feet away); The Brick Hotel (about 500 feet away); Sussex County Courthouse (about 500 feet away); Relocation of the County Seat (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Georgetown.
Categories. • Charity & Public Work •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 27, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 368 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 4, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.