Scobie Fish & Oyster Company

Commercial fishing has long been a staple of Titusville’s economy. In 1885, a Connecticut fisherman named George W. Scobie arrived in his schooner and established what would eventually become a large fishing fleet. With the arrival of the railroad, the Scobie Fish & Oyster Company became a major supplier of seafood to the cities of the East Coast. He also operated a local ferry service with his steamer Ancient City.



The Scobie Family and the early days of the Titusville Fishing Industry
Excepts from an oral history interview by Nancy Yasecko with Mary Elizabeth "Beth" Scobie June 27, 2017 ~ Source:
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