The Culinary History of the Blue Point Oyster

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During the 19th century, oysters were an important part of the diet of east coast Native Americans and became an essential part of the American diet. The Great South Bay’s Blue Point oyster was one of the most popular and supported a major industry whose center was located in West Sayville. Jeffrey Kassner will discuss the history of the oyster industries, different brands and other fascinating facts.