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Are We There Yet? A History of Early Travel to Cape May

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From colonial days through the mid 1800s horse and stagecoach took travelers on a long and bumpy ride. By the early 18th century this was augmented by a shorter and more pleasurable ride by steamboat. Finally by the later part of the century both of these modes had been replaced by the booming railroad industry. 

Click on the links to the right to learn more about each of these means of travel and how they relate to Historic Cold Spring Village!