• The snowy Delaware River

    Delaware Water Gap

    National Recreation Area NJ,PA

Features: Customs & Lifeways

Most of the features below were first published in the park's newsletters, Spanning the Gap (STG, 1985 to 2007) or Guide to the Gap (GTG, 2011 - ), or appeared in the National Park Service's CRM (Cultural Resource Management) Magazine (CRM). For related page in this website for each feature, look up the feature under
NEWS: Park Newspaper>Archive of Back Issues, by year (STG or GTG), or under
NEWS: Park Newspaper>CRM Magazine, by topic


Native American People and Colonial American People (under Collections)

 

Colonial and Early American Lifeways
Cultural Connections ( STG: Summer 1998 Vol. 18 No. 2) Archeological evidence of human settlement within the park's boundaries in prehistoric and colonial times.
Maple Sugaring at Millbrook Village. Background of the late winter event.
Additional material
Map and Guide to Millbrook Village
Military Trail Guide to numbered signposts on this historic one-mile trail
Additional material
Who is buried in the slave cemetery?

Did You Know?

A bear peeking out from cornstalks.

... that Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area is home to hundreds of black bears. The bears are usually peaceful, but they are still large, wild animals that can maul a person. Don't approach or annoy bears! Don't let your dog chase a mother bear or her cubs! NEVER FEED A BEAR! More...