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East Lynne Theater Company Presents the NJ Premiere of ‘Silent Sky’

In 1912, astronomer Henrietta Leavitt provided the key to determining the size of the cosmos, which was a valuable stepping stone for others to be able to measure the distance of stars and galaxies. As a working woman, she balanced her dedication to science with family obligations and the possibility of love. Like many women, she was looking for her place in the universe.

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Cape May Stage Continues Season with World Premiere of ‘The Shuck’

As the end of summer approaches, Cape May Stage is pleased to announce “The Shuck” by Shawn Fisher opens Sept. 19. This world premiere by a Cape May native provides a gritty look inside the life of Constance, an oyster boat captain who is forced to face the truth about her family and the secrets that broke them apart so many years ago.

Making her debut at Cape May Stage is Kim Zimmer... Read More

Rainy Day Guide: History Hop

Hop through history as you visit each municipality’s historical museum and discover Cape May County’s rich past!

Avalon History Center
215 39th St., Avalon
(609) 967-0090, www.avalonhistorycenter.org

The Avalon History Center is a local history museum that displays a collection of objects from Avalon’s... Read More

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Sam Azeez Museum of Woobine Heritage

The Sam Azeez Museum of Woodbine Heritage celebrates the history of the wave of immigration at the end of the 19th century that brought Russian Jewish settlers to the area to be developed as an agricultural colony. Housed in the historical Brotherhood Synagogue, the museum features both permanent and temporary exhibitions. Also included is a community sculpture, the Collective Memory Wall,... Read More

Wildwood George F. Boyer Historical Museum

The Wildwood George F. Boyer Historical Museum reflects the glory days of Wildwood in the 1950s and early 60s when famous entertainers like Bill Haley, Tony Bennett and Chubby Checker appeared in the Wildwoods’ local nightclubs. The museum is named after George F. Boyer, a Wildwood resident who became the city’s first and only official historian. He eventually became the first president of the... Read More

Stone Harbor Museum

Opened in 1999, the Stone Harbor Museum houses a collection of 50,000 artifacts, displays and videos that bring the past into the present. Highlights include videos of the beach and boardwalk, historic storms, oral interviews with residents and more. Also featured are the Bird Sanctuary and the trains which brought the earliest visitors to Stone Harbor. The Maritime Annex at 235 93rd St. was... Read More

Ocean City Historical Museum

The Ocean City Historical Museum invites the community to explore the rich history of Ocean City with its collection relevant to the city’s heritage, traditions and memories. The museum features exhibits, artifacts, a photo collection, maps, historical documents and a modern research library that includes Genealogy research tools. The museum has two permanent exhibits: the first is “Sea View... Read More

Endicott Reardon Family Museum

Step back in time and see what it was like to live in Ocean View and Sea Isle City back in the 1920s. Come experience the story of the Endicotts and Reardons through their memorabilia collected over the years. This 1920s farm home houses exhibits relating life, work, education, community and leisure activities of the early 20th century. Some extensive collections include toys and dolls, WWII... Read More

Dennis Township Museum & History Center

The Dennis Township Museum & History Center is housed in the old Dennisville School House in the heart of the Dennisville Village. The museum displays a collection of artifacts, historic documents and memorabilia as well as early photographs of Dennis Township’s eight villages: Belleplain, Clermont, Dennisville, Eldora, Northwest Dennis, Ocean View, South Dennis and South Seaville.

Avalon History Center

The Avalon History Center is a local history museum that displays a collection of objects from Avalon’s past. Visitors can view fun and fascinating displays, including a 1925 Avalon Life Boat that they can climb into. The History Center’s collection includes thousands of photographs, objects and ephemera that tell the story of Avalon’s residents, places and events. Programming includes... Read More