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As of the census, people live in the town with the grim name.
Ward bristles at a national group dictating what his small town should do, and he says about 25 residents ed him to express their support for the town and its unusual name. But the name does raise eyebrows with visitors and even some residents.
Resident Cynthia Lyons has to explain the name to family members who live out of state. As a sleepy beach town, the name may be helping keep Slaughter Beach from getting overcrowded like some other Delaware beach towns. The name Slaughter Beach is kind of a deterrent.
There is lots of folklore stories surrounding the origins of the name. There also are stories about a Native American slaughter on the site of the town hundreds of years ago. Perhaps the name traces to the horseshoe crabs that lay their eggs on Slaughter Beach shores.
The truth may not be as good of a story, so town residents keep telling the legends for entertainment. Police: Auto-pedestrian accident leaves 2 injured outside football stadium in Wilmington, Delaware. Police say a vehicle hit pedestrians. One of the victims was reportedly flown to the hospital.
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