Cape May Airport Historic District to be Officially Recognized
Certificate Ceremony, Press Conference Set for December 4, 2013
(Lower Township, NJ) On December 4, 2013, Cape May County Freeholder Will Morey and Naval Air Station Wildwood founder Dr. Joseph Salvatore will join Delaware River and Bay Authority Chairman James Hogan, Executive Director Scott Green, airport tenants, governmental leaders and local business officials to officially recognize the creation of the new Cape May Airport Historic District.
What: The press conference participants include: Cape May County Freeholder Will Morey; Scott Green, Executive Director for the Delaware River Bay Authority and James Hogan, Chairman of the DRBA Commission; Dan Saunders, Deputy State Historic Preservation Officer, N.J. Department of Environmental Protection; Dr. Joseph Salvatore, Founder of NASW and Anne Salvatore, Executive Director Cold Spring Village. Mr. Saunders will present a certificate acknowledging the creation of the new district.
When: Wednesday, December 4 at 12 noon
Where: Inside the Naval Air Station Wildwood Hangar; 500 Forrestal Road at the Cape May Airport in the Erma section of Lower Township, NJ
Why: The Historic District recognizes the importance and significance of the Airport’s history while ensuring that airport operations, development opportunities, and infrastructure projects are not unduly hindered.
About the Delaware River and Bay Authority
The Delaware River and Bay Authority, a bi-state governmental agency created by Compact in 1962, owns and operates the Delaware Memorial Bridge, the Cape May- Lewes Ferry, and the Delaware City – Salem Ferry Crossing. The Authority also manages corporate and aviation properties through its economic development powers - two airports in New Jersey (Millville Airport and Cape May Airport) and three in Delaware (New Castle Airport, Civil Air Terminal and Delaware Airpark). All agency operating revenues are generated through the bridge, ferry and airport facilities.