July 2012


In this issue, Karen Fox writes about Fourth of July at the Point: Wheeling the Red, White & Blue. Residents of the tiny borough of Cape May Point relish the simple joys of Independence Day which include a bicycle parade and beach picnics, complete with the good china.

Believe it or not, there was life on the island before the Victorians took it by a storm. Historian Philippa Campbell examines how two landholders held all the cards that started the hospitality industry in Cape May in Before the Victorians: The Start of Two Hundred Years of Summer Visitors.

And we have plenty of fun things – Stefanie Godfrey takes her sons to Raging Waters Waterpark in this month’s Daytripper. Are you lying on the beach with nothing to do? Do you think to yourself, “Hmmm, I should be in the water.”? Well, we did your homework for you.Five Reasons to put on your suits and Get in the Water will inspire you and motivate you to take action.

Be sure to check out this month’s article by Carole McCray – Discovering a Secret Garden in West Cape May – Ellie Spillett’s garden it is truly an amazing labor of love and a thing of beauty.

We here at Cape May Magazine are always trying to promote and encourage young entrepreneurs. The Bread Lady – the story of Elizabeth Degener’s dream-come-true story of how she started baking and selling bread at the family’s Enfin Farm is a real inspiration to everyone who has a dream.


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