• Fulmer Falls at George W. Childs Park

    Delaware Water Gap

    National Recreation Area NJ,PA

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  • Hornbecks Creek Trail Partial Closure

    The trail is closed between the first and second waterfall; a portion of the trail has sloughed off, causing a hazardous condition. The first waterfall is accessible from the 209 trailhead and the second waterfall is accessible from Emory Road.

  • River Road Closure

    Starting on Monday, September 8, River Road will be closed from Park Headquarters to Smithfield Beach while contractors complete pavement repairs. Access to Smithfield Beach will still be possible. More »

  • Dingmans Falls Area and Road Closed

    Dingmans Falls Visitor Center, the boardwalk trail to the falls, and the access road will be closed through September as repairs to the road are made. We anticipate the area reopening in October.

Collections: Native American

Most of the features below were first published in the park's newsletter, Spanning the Gap (STG) or in the Cultural Resource Management magazine, CRM. STG and CRM features are pdf files.

For related pages in this website, and for links to other websites for each feature,
look up the feature under:

NEWS: Park Newspaper-Features from Back Issues, by year (STG features) or under:
NEWS: Park Newspaper-CRM Magazine, by topic (CRM features)

Curation/Preservation of Artifacts

 

Collections and Archeology of Native American Peoples
Cultural Connections ( STG: Summer 1998 Vol. 18 No. 2) Archeological evidence of human settlement within the park's boundaries in prehistoric and colonial times. Includes drawings of Native American artifacts and lifeways.
Archeologist Herbert Kraft (under People: Individuals)
Archeology in the Minisink Today (STG: Summer 2003 Vol. 25 No. 2) Over 100 years of archeological activity in what is now a national landmark area.
Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Archeology in a National Recreation Area CRM (Cultural Resource Management) Magazine: Saved from the Dam Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area Issue (Vol. 25 No.3 2002)

 

The entire issue of CRM (Cultural Resources) Magazine Vol. 23 No. 1 2000 Dam Good Archeology was dedicated to the Cultural Resources Program of the Bureau of Reclamation, including archeology at reclamation sites such as dams.

ARPA Archeological Resources Protection Act 1979 (16USC 470aa-mm)
Minisink Archeological Site | National Park Service Archeology Program

Did You Know?

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... chief causes of water fatalities on the Delaware River are: (1) swimming without a lifejacket (PFD); (2) trying to swim across the river; and (3) swimming after drinking alcohol. Wear a pfd on and in the river. Swim at lifeguarded beaches. NEVER TRY TO SWIM ACROSS THE RIVER! More...