Cape May County Patriotic Attractions

Visit Cape May Counties Military and Veteran Attractions

Cape May County is proud to support our military and veterans. A perfect example of the County's patriotism can be witnessed at the Sunset Beach Flag Ceremony held daily May through September. It has been a tradition for over 40 years!

 

  Coast Guard Sunset Parades
Coast Guard Training Center
1 Munro Ave., Cape May, NJ 08204
www.uscg.mil/hq/capemay
(609) 898-6700
*Visitors should expect security screening. Photography is permitted and encouraged, but cameras must be removed from their bag prior to arriving at the seating area. Guests are encouraged to leave bags in their vehicles during the Parade - guests are not permitted to bring bags of any kind.
  Forgotten Warriors Vietnam Museum
Cape May Airport
529 Forrestal Rd., Rio Grande, NJ 08242
(609) 374-2987
*Free admission
  Naval Air Station Wildwood (NASW) Aviation Museum
Cape May Airport
500 Forrestal Rd., Rio Grande, NJ 08242
www.usnasw.org
(609) 886-8787
*Free admission for Active Duty Military w/ valid I.D.
  Sunset Beach Flag Lowering Ceremonies
Sunset Beach
Sunset Blvd., Cape May Point, NJ 08204
www.sunsetbeachnj.com
(609) 884-7079
  Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial Wall
& Korean War Memorial
4500 Ocean Ave., Wildwood, NJ 08260
www.wildwoodswall.com
  World War I “Atlantus” (Concrete Ship)
& World War II Bunker
Sunset Beach
Sunset Blvd., Cape May Point, NJ 08204
www.sunsetbeachnj.com
(609) 884-7079
  World War II Lookout Tower
Sunset Blvd., Cape May, NJ 08204
www.capemaymac.org
(609) 884-5404
*Discount admission for active & retired military w/ valid I.D.
  9-11 Memorial Park at Avalon’s Veteran’s Plaza
21st & Dune Dr., Avalon NJ 08202
www.visitavalonnj.com
(609) 967-3936

Stephen C. Ludlam Post #331 Veterans Salute at cemeteries

Each Memorial Day, the American Legion Post 331 in Stone Harbor at 11617 2nd Ave., presents flag placement, a rifle salute and taps at 9 cemeteries. Our Veterans never forget. The schedule of cemetery visits is as follows:

  1. Stephen Ludlam’s Grave Methodist Church, Rte. 47 & School House Lane
  2. Dennis Twp. Munc. Twp. Bldg., Dennisville
  3. New Asbury Meeting House Church, 1811 Rte 9, Middle Twp.
  4. Soldier’s Grave on west side of Rte. 9 South of Avalon Blvd.
  5. John Wesley Methodist Church Cemetery, Rte. 646
  6. Green Holly Campground, Rte. 646, west of South Dennis Rd.
  7. Soldier’s Grave, west side of Rte 9 near CMC Park
  8. Soldier’s Grave, west side of Rte 9 across from Oceana Nursing Home
  9. Fairway Cemetery, east side Rte 9 near Atlantic City Electric

There will be a total of between 20-25 veterans going to the cemeteries.

Tom McCullough is the Commander of the American Legion Post 331, Cell (609) 402-1824. Jon Ready, Trustee (610) 331-8234.

This website and accompanying Patriotic Site Brochure made possible by: American Legion Post 184, American Red Cross, Cape Investment Management, Middle Township Chamber of Commerce, Sturdy Savings Bank, and Vietnam Veterans Chapter 995.

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