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Category: History

Judging a quilt by its cover

Not many marriages are perfect, but one exception might be for the one between creativity and practicality. Among the offspring of this union, one of the most beloved is the American quilt.

Joe Crews

WWII Army Veteran and local personality Joe Crews died Memorial Day at the age of 91. Funeral services were held Monday, June 4.

Pirate treasure in Cape May County?

According to an old undated newspaper filed away at the Cape May County Museum, an author identified only as Z.H. recalls a story told to him about Captain Kidd’s treasure supposedly buried in Cape May County.

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 »