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Karen Fox


The Painter and the Poet

It’s been 11 years since beloved Cape May artist Alice Steer Wilson last picked up her brush, but she lives with us still in her watercolors depicting Cape May architecture and in seascapes basking in sea light.


Pour the Wine…

The sea mist and its sheer curtain have lifted. There’s not a cloud in the sky and the sun begins its high ride. A breeze ripples from the bay to the harbor, and you can hear the whisper of the ocean rolling in at the cove.


The Halls Presidents Walked

It has been Cape May legend that Abraham Lincoln and his wife spent time here. There is no factual documentation that they enjoyed summer here as other presidents did, some visiting more than once.


The Grey Ghost

It is a summer place. But as the days shorten, the shadows lengthen and waters turn steely, the Grey Ghost in all of her high Victorian Gothic elegance takes hold of the landscape and reigns over land’s end where the ocean and bay meet. Lofty dunes thrown up by winds and storms protect the Grey… Read more »


Sea Grove Farm

For Margaret Rutherford, marriage meant staying in Cape May Point forever, farming, gardening and watching sunsets with David and all things leafy, furry and feathered.