Historic Preservation, Inc.

Restore and preserve Stephen Smith's 1846 summer home.


Stephen Smith was an former slave and became a successful business man, philanthropist, clergyman and abolitionist.  He founded Cape May's A.M.E. church.  Called the richest antebellum black, he shared his wealth generously with a number of institutions.

We aim to protect and preserve this iconic house, but cannot achieve our goals alone.  Find out how you can help.



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