It’s no surprise that many shoppers in the market for antiques gravitate to Cape May, a city which is itself a Victorian masterpiece. A walk through some of the city’s antiques shops brings shoppers in close touch with the spirits of other ages, including but by no means limited to Victorian times.
When Alice Steer Wilson died on July 22 of this year, the city of Cape May lost one of its most vibrant, visual champions. But because she was loved by so many, because her well-known watercolors of the city have enjoyed such popularity, and because she shared her energy and knowledge freely with family, friends, and students– her presence here remains strong.
This could be the literal high point of your visit to Cape May. A bit off to the west, in the contentedly quiet town of Cape May Point, a sentinel stands, one of those poetic symbols of hope, perched on the edge of the land, shining. The light at the top of the Cape May… Read more »