Stories: Congress Hall

Remembering Memorial Day

Cape May Congress Hall

It’s a little before noon on the last Monday of May. Sunburnt parents stuff sandy beach buckets into the trunk of the car. They look for space to store sea shells in empty coolers and laundry underneath the back seat. It’s only been a couple of days since school and...

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A Wonderful Gift

Cape May Christmas Congress Hall

It’s that time of year when we are making lists,...

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Imagining The Third Century

Cape May Congress Hall

It’s a Wednesday night in mid-June. Restaurants along Washington Street...

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A Message to the Future

Congress Hall History

We didn’t always know about Congress Hall’s history. Its hard...

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Tommy's Folly Turns 200

Tommy's Folly Cape May Congress Hall History

In 1816 the United States was a mere forty years...

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An Interview with Crumpet

Cape May Congress Hall Christmas

They can be found everywhere: from the North Pole to...

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Congressional Independence Day

Cape May Congress Hall History

It’s a hot summer afternoon in Cape May. Early in...

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Safe at Home

Beach History Congress Hall Cape May

The word ‘home’ often times evokes images of comfort and...

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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 from the daily grind. It’s no secret that Congress Hall...

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