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Mystery Photo: The Chalfonte Hotel

The Chalfonte Hotel has been in continuous operation since 1876. This year, it celebrates its 139th season. The hotel was built and established by Civil War Union Colonel Henry Sawyer and features Southern-style cuisine in its house restaurant, The Magnolia Room. Cape May offers a variety of historic accommodations, including Bed and Breakfast Inns, Guest… Read more »


Mystery Photo: 429 Beach Avenue

Featured in yesterday’s mystery photo is 429 Beach Avenue. The restaurants have gone by many names over the years: The first floor was once Gloria’s, and later Summers and Cheetah’s. It went by Shipwreck and Katie’s Irish Pub before taking its current name, Cabanas Beach Bar and Grille. Upstairs was called Maureen before it changed… Read more »