One of the Last Pound Fishermen Tells the Story

“I remember a woman from Brooklyn asked me if it was called a pound fishery because we sold the fish by the pound. Well, we sold it by the pound, the box and the barrel, but that’s not why. I heard it was because like a dog pound, the pockets collect the fish and trap them so it’s a fish pound. But I really don’t know. We just always called it the pound.” Carl Tarnow,  Designed Exhibit for Tuckerton Seaport. Read the rest here 08:18

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