• Fulmer Falls at George W. Childs Park

    Delaware Water Gap

    National Recreation Area NJ,PA

Features: Cultural Landscapes

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

Railroads (under Stories) | Roads, Bridges, Ferries (under Stories) | Millbrook Village NJ

 

Cultural Landscapes that are largely intact in the park
Agriculture in the Park (under Nature & Science: Plants)
Historic Wallpack Center (STG: Summer 1989 Vol. 11 No. 2) The village past and present.
Designed with Nature, the Zimmermann Estate (under Places; Individual Structures)
Old Mine Road (under Stories)
Farming the Park (under Nature & Science: Plants)
On the Frontier of New Jersey: An Introduction to Military Trail (STG: Summer 2000 Vol. 22, No. 2) Narrative and views of Military Trail, a one-mile trail dating from the 1700s.
Additional Material
Who is Buried in the "Slave" Cemetery? Documentary evidence of African American slaves and free citizens in the area.
Military Trail. A guide to the numbered signposts along this historic one-mile trail.
Additional Material
Who is Buried in the "Slave" Cemetery? Documentation of African American slaves and free citizens in the area.
Preserving Cultural and Historic Landscapes: Developing Standards (National Park Service Technical Bulletin) CRM Magazine (Vol. 3 No. 1 March 1980) By Robert Z. Melnick, ASLA. An early treatment by a professor of historic landscape architecture, Kansas State University. This article is referenced in the article listed directly below.
Countryside Lost and Found: Discovering Cultural Landscapes CRM (Cultural Resource Management) Magazine: Saved from the Dam Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area Issue (Vol. 25 No.3 2002)
Assessing Cultural Landscapes CRM (Cultural Resource Management) Magazine: Saved from the Dam Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area Issue (Vol. 25 No.3 2002)
Saving a Few, Before Losing Them All CRM (Cultural Resource Management) Magazine: Saved from the Dam Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area Issue (Vol. 25 No.3 2002)
The Minisink: A chronicle of the upper Delaware Valley CRM (Cultural Resource Management) Magazine: Saved from the Dam Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area Issue (Vol. 25 No.3 2002)
Yesterday and Today: Planting for Tomorrow CRM (Cultural Resource Management) Magazine: Saved from the Dam Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area Issue (Vol. 25 No.3 2002)
Searching for the Old Mine Road (under Stories)
Sympathy, Harmony, and New Architecture (under Places: Architecture & Styles)
River Road Rehab: An Update (under Places: Cultural Landscapes)
Additional material
A Historical Narrative of River Road and Freeman Tract Road
A Chronology of River Road and its Ferries
Update on Park Projects: Childs Park PA, Valley View Group Campground, NJ Swim Beach (under People: Managing the Park)

 

Remnants of Cultural Landscapes
Egypt Mills (STG: Spring 1984 Vol. 7 No. 1) Brief history of the site that is now Toms Creek Picnic Area.
From Resort Era to Recreation Area (STG: Summer 1984 Vol. 7 No. 2) Resort Ruins at Resort Point Overlook PA.
The Dutch Mines: Fact or Myth (STG: Summer 1988 Vol. 10 No. 2) The legend and the evidence.
The French & Indian War in the Delaware Valley (STG: Summer 1999 Vol. 21, No. 2) The French & Indian (Seven Years) from 1753 to 1760 occasioned the building of a string of fortifications in the Delaware Valley.
Life at the Kittatinny (under People: Recreating)
Exhibits On Line: "A Constant Patrol"--New Jersey's line of defense in the French & Indian War (under Exhibits On Line)
Additional Material:
Exhibits on Lline: Jonathan Hampton's Map and Letter
River Road Rehab: An Update (under Places: Cultural Landscapes)
Additional material
A Historical Narrative of River Road and Freeman Tract Road
A Chronology of River Road and its Ferries

 

Nearby Landscapes related to park history
Welcome to Grey Towers (under Preservation: Re-use)
Photo Gallery: Railroad Structures in the Stroudsburgs Photographs of structures and landscapes related to the Pocono Mainline Excursion (under Stories: Railroads)

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