Cape May, NJ is a National Historic Landmark and a visit would not be complete without soaking in some history. We have compiled a selection of tours and special events for any history buff.
EMLEN PHYSICK ESTATE
A visit to the Physick Estate today offers a look back at our Victorian past as evidenced by its architecture, decorative arts, customs, and the lives of one particular Cape May family, the Physicks.
CAPE MAY LIGHTHOUSE
The present tower, which is the third documented lighthouse at the southern tip of New Jersey, has been an aid-to-navigation for mariners and attraction for visitors since it was built in 1859.
WORLD WAR II LOOKOUT TOWER
Built in 1942, Fire Control Tower No. 23 was one of 15 towers that helped aim batteries of coastal artillery, stretching from North Wildwood, N.J. to Bethany Beach, DE.
Visit Victorian Cape May and celebrate the unique heritage of America’s first seashore resort.