- Avalon History Center
Author Talk: "Cape May County New Jersey: the Making of an American Resort Community"
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Enjoy a lecture at the History Center given by Dr. Jeffery M. Dorwart, Professor Emeritus, Rutgers University, and author of the book "Cape May County, NJ: The Making of an American Resort Community". Hear and learn about the history of Cape May County from the first recorded discovery by Henry Hudson in 1609 to its emergence as the twentieth century vacation-land. Mr Dorwart will discuss the County’s earliest roots as a pioneering farming colony to its evolution into a modern resort with emphasis on Avalon’s community. Address: 215 39th St.