CapeMay.com Blog

Year: 2011

1890s Portland Cutter Sleigh at Emlen Physick Estate

The Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC) is adding a full-sized, restored 1890s Portland Cutter sleigh to its Victorian Chritsmas scene at the Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington Street. The sleigh was recently transported from Falls Church, Va., home of its owners, Ioanna Iliopulos and Tom Cataldo. It is through their generosity that… Read more »


Couple Donate 30-foot Douglas Fir to Congress Hall

Mr. and Mrs. Larry and Annette Borgia of North Cape May and Bethlehem, PA. donated this year’s Congress Hall Christmas Tree [pictured at left] which will be lit Friday, Dec. 3 – festivities beginning at 7:30 p.m. The Borgias love Christmas at Congress Hall and said they were honored to donate the 30-foot Douglas Fir.… Read more »


Women’s Community Club of Cape May Celebrates 90th Anniversary

The Women’s Community Club of Cape May recently celebrated their 90th year of community service with and Afternoon Tea held in Sunset Lounge of the Cape May-Lewes Ferry Terminal. Club president Barbara MacLean introduced the special guests including New Jersey Federation of Women’s Clubs President Patty Whitehouse, New Jersey State Treasurer Carole Speechley and past… Read more »


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 »