Cape May is a peninsula, the southern tip of which is the southernmost point of the state of New Jersey, United States. It runs southwards from the New Jersey mainland, separating Delaware Bay from the Atlantic Ocean. The cape is named for Cornelius Jacobsen Mey, a Dutch explorer who was working for the Dutch East India Company.
The city of Cape May is located in the south of the peninsula and home of the oldest seaside resort in America, with historical roots dating back to the 1700s. The entire city was designated as a National Historic Landmark on May 11, 1976, and many of the buildings throughout the town are original Victorian structures that have been maintained in pristine condition.
I've been going to Cape May, NJ for MANY years now and for about half of those years I've been taking several of the ghost tours and reading up on the ghosts of Cape May, New Jersey. Many believe that the shore town is "prone" to ghosts because of the energy from the quartz crystals that wash up all around the shore. Many call these Cape May diamonds and they can be found all around the beach areas. The town has had many traumatic periods in the past as there were at least two large spread … more