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Tommy's Folly - 2nd Edition

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A beautifully illustrated, thoroughly researched story of the oldest seaside hotel in America... a place where presidents roamed the hallways and infamous gamblers raised the stakes at the Blue Pig casino. A place that no one thought would survive... a place they used to call Tommy's Folly.


"This is a lot more interesting than a book about a hotel has any right to be. Then again, this is no ordinary hotel." Jay McInerney


"Tommy's Folly is packed with fascinating anecdotes and charming vintage photos that together tell a salt-scented, brightly hued story of the colorful characters who never gave up on Congress Hall, Cape May's grandest old hotel." Amy Donohue, Philadelphia Magazine

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  1. A Must Have - Collector's Edition 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 7th Jun 2016

    Any fan of Cape May, history and/or architecture will love this bicentennial edition of Tommy's Folly. I am in awe of Curtis Bashaw and his talented sister, Colleen. The restoration of Congress Hall is amazing and pays a wonderful homage to the storied history of this great beach resort. A must read!

  2. Great history!!!!!!! 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 1st Jun 2016

    Love the book. It gives you a sense of what is was like in the early years!!!!

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