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Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island

Even though I’ve ferried across the New York Harbor a handful of times, I still get goose bumps every time. I’m sure it could never compare to how over 12 million immigrants felt as they looked upon the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island for the first time. Over 40 percent of America’s ancestors passed… Continue reading Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island

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Lighthouses and Ferry Rides

After a relaxing week in Ocean City we took the Lewes-Cape May ferry from Lewes (the first town in the first state) across the Delaware Bay and explored the oceanfront resort town of Cape May, NJ. Getting to the Lewes-Cape May ferry is easy.  The 17-mile cruise or 85 minute trip between New Jersey and Delaware… Continue reading Lighthouses and Ferry Rides