• 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: Artifacts and Preservation

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)

National Park Service Archeology Program

 

Curation
A Map of Millbrook's Past (See below).
Bit by Bit; Curation in a National Recreation Area CRM Magazine: Saved from the Dam Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area Issue (Vol. 25 No.3 2002) By cultural resource manager Dorothy Moon.

 

Artifacts
Grocer, Storekeeper (STG: Spring/Summer 2004 Vol. 26, No. 1) The Daily Ledger or register for Millbrook's General Store
Additional material
Cash, Credit, and Convenince; Reinterpreting Millbrook Village's Economy 1860-1880
A Map of Millbrook's Past (STG: Spring 1997 Vol. 19, No. 1) Preservation of an 1852 map of Warren County for Millbrook Village.
Peace and War: A Find in the Park (STG: Summer 2001 Vol. 23, No. 2) A colonial stoveplate (above, left) discovered and identified in the park.

Did You Know?

Sketch of a dam with forests on the river banks.

... that the reservoir of the proposed Tocks Island Dam would have inundated 30 miles of the Delaware River and 30,000 acres of its river valley (now part of Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area.) The defeat of the dam was an early victory of the environmental movement in this country. More...