• The Chamber of Commerce

    of Greater Cape May

    Cape May is America’s oldest seaside resort; it has welcomed visitors for generations with its hospitality and Victorian charm.

    Combine Cape May’s location, architecture and hospitality with its year round calendar of cultural, and family-friendly events, and it’s clear that this is a destination for all seasons.

  • Cape May 51st annual Victorian Weekend: Underground Railroad Trolley Tour

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    Name: Cape May 51st annual Victorian Weekend: Underground Railroad Trolley Tour
    Date: October 7, 2023
    Time: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM EDT
    Event Description:
    Cape May was part of the Underground Railroad and this trolley tour tells of those dangerous days. Slaves fled their chains in Maryland, Delaware and Virginia and braved strong currents and stormy seas, guided by the beacon at the Cape May Lighthouse. Hear how legendary anti-slavery fighter, Harriet Tubman, walked these streets, as did prominent railroad businessman and former slave, Stephen Smith, whose railroad cars carried hundreds to freedom. Begins and ends at the Washington Street Mall Information Booth and travels through parts of Cape May and West Cape May, with stops along the way, including the Mt. Zion Cemetery.
    Tour begins and ends at Washington Street Mall Information Booth.
    Date/Time Information:
    Saturday, October 7, 2023 at 10 AM
    Contact Information:
    Trolley tour co-sponsored by Center for Community Arts (CCA) and Cape May MAC. For more information, call 609-884-5404 or visit capemaymac.org.
    $25 Adults, $15 Child (3-12)
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