The oyster is a tasty bivalve that once started a "war" in the
Mid-Atlantic region! If it were not for oysters, skipjacks, shucking contests and delicious fritters
would not exist.
Phil Cisrow from Port Norris, New Jersey demonstrates shucking oysters. Image courtesy Smithsonian Institution.
Shucked oysters lying in their shells. Image courtesy Smithsonian Institution.
Learn more about oysters in the Mid-Atlantic region, and have fun doing it. Use the links below to:
Go on an oyster scavenger hunt
Unscramble an oyster jigsaw puzzle
Design your own oyster boat sign board
Read all about oysters