History of Cape May

The peninsula situated between the Atlantic Ocean and the Delaware Bay, now known as Cape May, was once hunting grounds of the Lenni-Lenape Indians. In 1609, Henry Hudson was sailing his yacht when he came upon the land. A couple years later, Dutch Captain Cornelius Jacobsen Mey explored and chartered the land, establishing a claim … Continue reading History of Cape May

The Nation’s Oldest Seaside Resort

Cape May is located on Cape Island, the southernmost tip of New Jersey where the Delaware Bay meets the Atlantic Ocean.  This area is known as an island because of a man-made canal that was built, separating it from the mainland. Cape May got its name from Dutch captain Cornelius Jacobsen Mey who explored and … Continue reading The Nation’s Oldest Seaside Resort