Main Street, Essex, Massachusetts, Route 133, on the Causeway
1914 by Chubby and Bessie Woodman as a roadside grocery stand
July 3rd, 1916: Fried Clam invented, first sold on July 4th, 1916. Read The Story of the Fried Clam
Present management are 3rd and 4th generation family members
Stephen Woodman, Co-CEO
Douglas Woodman, Co-CEO
Eian Woodman, GM
Approximately 80 year round employees and up to 200 seasonally, at least 25 employed for over 30 years!
Woodman's toy collection will be donated to
Cape Ann Kids Holiday Fund
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