The grand dining room set up for a Fourth of July dinner, believed to be at Congress Hall before the fire of 1878; INSET: A Congress Hall Bill of Fare from July 20, 1851. PHOTOGRAPHS: From the Congress Hall Archive.
A postcard with an image of the ‘second Congress Hall’, before it was destroyed by fire in 1878. FROM THE CONGRESS HALL ARCHIVES
Entrance to Congress Hall from the Grand Lawn, dressed for the holidays. COURTESY OF CAPE RESORTS
The Blue Pig Tavern, Congress Hall’s restaurant. COURTESY OF CAPE RESORTS
Fall vegetables and chickens from Beach Plum Farm supply Congress Hall with fresh eggs and meat all year round. PHOTOGRAPHS: TOP, COURTESY OF CAPE RESORTS; BOTTOM, LISA HOWARD-FUSCO