Category Archives: history

Castelo São Jorge at Leith Hall bed and breakfast

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A new painting of Castelo São Jorge in the parlor at Leith Hall This is just a brief post to tell you about a change in our parlor at Leith Hall bed and breakfast. A few weeks ago, I went … Continue reading

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Chalfonte Exhibit at the Carriage House Gallery Cape May

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Chalfonte Hero thrills visitors Cape May’s Chalfonte Hotel has been hosting guests for 137 years. And,  Karen Fox has documented its fascinating history in her book and in this season’s show at the Carriage House Gallery at the Emlen Physick … Continue reading

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Downton Abbey? No, Upton Abbey!

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Downton Abbey come to life! Do you love Downton Abbey? Wish you could live in one of the stately homes of England and hob-nob with the nobs? Come to Cape May for an afternoon tea presented by the Friends of … Continue reading

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ICELAND IN FEBRUARY?

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Iceland in February! This past winter, Suzie and I went to Iceland to see the Northern lights. We stayed in the Northern Light Inn on a lava field in Southwestern Iceland, very close to the Blue Lagoon. We toured around … Continue reading

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Shocking Victorian Fair in Cape May

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Prepare to be Amazed This year’s Victorian Fair will feature The Stupefying Sandy, so feminine, so comely, yet with a full beard!  Also, Tom Coyle, the strongest man in the Emerald Isle will amaze the audience with his feats of … Continue reading

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Cape May bed and breakfast Gingerbread for Donna B.

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Recently one of our guests at Leith Hall b&b contacted me to request two recipes we serve at afternoon tea. This one, Leith Hall’s Cape May bed and breakfast Gingerbread, is for Donna. It has bits of crystallized ginger in … Continue reading

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MEMORIAL DAY IN CAPE MAY

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Memorial Day History in Cape May Suzie and I just got back from New York where we saw the new Broadway production of Porgy and Bess, which is set in Catfish Row in Charleston South Carolina. Many thanks to SK … Continue reading

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