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Happy Anniversary, Virginia

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I have been checking guests in and out of hotel rooms for half of my life. It was 30 years ago, on June 2, 1989,...

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The Gift to Come

Cape May Music History

“Ukuele” translates to become the phrase “The gift to come.” This four-stringed, tiny guitar has become as synonymous with the sound of the Hawaiian Islands...

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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...

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A Message to the Future

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We didn’t always know about Congress Hall’s history. Its hard to imagine now; the walls are filled with old photos...

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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 old. The son of a...

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Cape Mayflowers

Cape May History

In the month of November, the walls of nearly every American elementary school are covered...

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Building Traditions

Cape May History Beach Plum Farm

One of the beautiful things about the climate of Cape May is that it is always changing. On summer days,...

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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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25 Years at 25 Jackson Street

History Cape May

Strolling down Jackson Street in Historic Cape May, the warm...

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