Text by Joyce Cabots Newbegin. Photographs appear courtesy of the author. Originally published in the August 2008 issue of Cape May Magazine. Some consider the exciting send-off – The Fourth of July – as the highlight of the summer vacation season. To others, especially members of the Cape May Cottagers’ Association, it remained Labor Day weekend.… Read more »
Ah, a postcard from Cape May. Is there anything that makes you more jealous? Visitors to Cape May have been sending postcards for decades. Feast your eyes on these vintage postcards dating from 1908 to 1914.
Hello Everyone! I’m Craig McManus, Cape May’s resident expert on ghosts and hauntings, bringing you a brand new column about paranormal happenings on Cape Island (Cape May), here at CapeMay.com! When I was first coming to Cape May in the early 1970s, the pedestrian mall on Washington Street was a showy new attraction dubbed “Victorian… Read more »
From the beginning, the Hotel Cape May was doomed. It opened in 1908, several years behind schedule and 100 percent over budget – its final cost of $1 million was nearly unimaginable in those days.
A look into the world of Cape May’s commercial fishing industry. Text by Bill Godfrey. Photographs by Stephen Spagnuola. Originally published in Cape May Magazine.