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A Fowl Tradition

History Thanksgiving Cape May Ebbitt Room Food

In millions of households across America this Thanksgiving, a similar scene will play out. It may be some sort of modern rendition of Norman Rockwell’s Freedom From Want, with a family gathered around the dinner table, waiting for a matriarch...

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A Message to the Future

Congress Hall History cape may

We didn’t always know about Congress Hall’s history. Its hard to imagine now; the walls are filled with old photos dating back to the 1840s. There are books with pages of comprehensive facts, colorful illustrations, and definitive dates that put...

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Yes, Virginia

Cape May Virginia Christmas

There’s nothing like Cape May at Christmas. The gingerbread moulding on historic houses is awakened with tiny white Christmas lights. Visitors stroll along Washington Mall, sipping cocoa as they searching for the perfect, unique gift for loved ones. The Virginia...

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Cape Mayflowers

Cape May History

In the month of November, the walls of nearly every American elementary school are covered with construction paper turkeys, headdresses, and Puritan pilgrim hats. Second graders from California to New York don costumes made from grocery bags and wait anxiously...

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Kings of Cape May

Nature Cape May

Thinking of migrating to the beach this fall? The end of the summer season does not mean the end of fun and excitement in Cape May. As the days get cooler and the foliage gets warmer, America’s First Seaside Resort...

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Farm Fresh Eggs

Beach Plum Farm Cape May

If you are like most Americans, the last subscription you probably bought was to a magazine. With the advent of all sorts of new technological devices that allow you to carry several magazines on one tiny computer in the palm...

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Fly Me to Cape May

Birding Nature Cape May

Not only is Cape May a well-known resting spot for those who travel by land and sea, but it is a welcome respite...

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Presidential Vacations

Cape May History Congress Hall

To those who weathered the cold winter months this past year, summertime means one thing: vacation. From little tykes finishing their first year of school, to the President of the United States, everyone is looking forward to a well-deserved break...

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Hail to Kale

Beach Plum Farm Food Cape May

There is a warm breeze passing on the veranda. The rocking chairs face the perfect view of an early summer morning in Cape May. Delicious varieties of freshly squeezed juice are ready to enjoy, with ingredients grown just a mile...

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