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Month: June 2010

St. Mary’s 100th Anniversary

St. Mary-by-the-Sea celebrated its 100th anniversary at Cape May Point the weekend of June 4-6.. The sisters arranged a special salute, “Lifting the Creative Spirit & Tapping the Artist Within,” to celebrate their century of owning and operating the historic Saint Mary-by-the-Sea Retreat House overlooking the Atlantic Ocean in Cape May Point. Artists, poets, photographers,… Read more »


Water temps rising!

Fishing is heating up here in Cape May and so are the offshore water temps! Water temperatures from the South Poorman’s to the Washington are up to approximately 80 degrees creating a good fishing environment. Big Eye tuna have made their presence known, as well as white marlin, some blue marlin and dolphin. We’ve had… Read more »


Flag Day

In 1885 a schoolteacher,  BJ Cigrand, of Fredonia, Wisconsin Public School, District 6, first originated the idea of celebrating the flag on June 14 – the 108th anniversary of the official adoption of The Stars and Stripes. He called the event, ‘Flag Birthday’. On June 14, 1891, the Betsy Ross House in Philadelphia held a… Read more »