• 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.

Archive of Back Issues 1991-1995

1991 (Volume 13)

Art & Architecture: Barns: Survival of the Fittest (STG Spring 1991 Vol. 13, No. 1) Style and structure of barns found in the recreation area. RELATED PAGES IN THIS WEBSITE: Traditional building at the Millbrook Village Grist Mill, Foster-Armstrong House (gambrel roof).

Art & Architecture: Designed with Nature, the Zimmermann Estate (STG Summer 1991 Vol. 13, No. 2) The Zimmermann estate and Marie Zimmermann House in Milford PA. RELATED PAGES IN THIS WEBSITE: Park Profiles: Marie Zimmermann, Photo Gallery: Works of Marie Zimmermann, Photo Gallery: Marie Zimmermann Farm, Friends of Marie Zimmermann

Art & Architecture: Greece on the Delaware, the "Greek Revival" Style in the Park (STG Fall & Winter 1991 Vol. 13, No. 3) Greek Revival style and its effects on architecture in the recreation area. RELATED PAGES IN THIS WEBSITE: Dutch Reformed Church (Phoenix Antiques), photos of Phoenix Antiques (at end of article).

 

1992 (Volume 14)

Art & Architecture: A Twist of Lime (STG Spring 1992 Vol. 14, No. 1) A look at lime kilns in the recreation area. RELATED PAGES IN THIS WEBSITE: History along McDade Trail I: Hialeah to Turn Farm

Watching T.V. (STG Summer 1992 Vol. 14, No. 2) Turkey vultures and their presence in the recreation area. RELATED PAGES IN THIS WEBSITE: Hawks and other raptors, flight silhouettes. (vulture vs. eagle)

Art & Architecture: A Village Mill (STG Summer 1992 Vol. 14, No. 2 and Fall & Winter 1992 Vol. 14, No. 3) The recreated mill at Millbrook Village and its structural elements. . RELATED PAGES IN THIS WEBSITE: Millbrook Village Map & Guide, Millbrook Village, Millbrook Economy.

Hemlock Woolly Adelgid. (STG Fall & Winter 1992 Vol. 14, No. 3) The arrival of HWA hemlock woolly adelgid in the recreation area.

 

1993 (Volume 15)

Scenic River Protection Continues (STG Spring 1993 Vol. 15, No. 1) and Scenic River Protection: An Update (STG Summer 1993 Vol. 15, No. 2) The new water quality standards for the Delaware River, among the nation's highest.

The Black Bear (STG Spring, Summer and Fall 1993 Vol. 15, Nos. 1, 2 and 3) A three-part account of the black bear's activities through the seasons. RELATED PAGES IN THIS WEBSITE: Mammals, Smokey Bear.

Wildflower Wanderings (STG Spring 1993 Vol. 15, No. 1) Springtime wildflowers. RELATED PAGES IN THIS WEBSITE: Photo Galleries: Wildflowers

Art & Architecture: Preserving Walpack's Parsonage (STG Spring 1993 Vol. 15, No. 1) Renovation and re-use of a historic building in Walpack Center NJ. RELATED PAGES IN THIS WEBSITE: Village of Walpack Center, Walpack Center Church, Eastern National, park volunteers.

Art & Architecture: Dingmans Bridge (STG Summer 1993 Vol. 15, No. 2) Historic privately-owned toll bridge crossing the Delaware River at Dingmans Ferry PA. RELATED PAGES IN THIS WEBSITE: Photo Gallery: Flood of January 1996,

What's in that Tree? (STG Fall/Winter 1993/1994 Vol. 15, No. 3) Fall webworms and their effect on the recreation area.

Art & Architecture: Designated Historic (STG Fall/Winter 1993/1994 Vol. 15, No. 3) How a structure earns listing on the National Register of Historic Places, including a list of National Register properties within the recreation area. RELATED PAGES IN THIS WEBSITE: National Register Properties, The National Register

 

1994 (Volume 16)

Smokey Bear: 50 Years of Fire Prevention (STG Spring 1994 Vol. 16, No. 1) A look at Smokey on the 50th anniversary of his creation. RELATED PAGES IN THIS WEBSITE: The Black Bear.

Catch a Wave (STG Spring 1994 Vol. 16, No. 1) The springtime migration of warblers in the recreation area. RELATED PAGES IN THIS WEBSITE: Birds

Art & Architecture: Walpack and its Church (STG Spring 1994 Vol. 16, No. 1) History of Walpack Center's 1872 church. RELATED PAGES IN THIS WEBSITE: Village of Walpack Center, Walpack Center Parsonage, Eastern National, park volunteers.

Art & Architecture: Designing with Nature (STG Summer 1994 Vol. 16, No. 2) Architectural design at Raymondskill Falls. KEYWORDS: Raymondskill Falls, Raymondskill Creek, sustainable design.

Art & Architecture: Artist's Perspective. (STG Fall/Winter: 1994-1995 Vol. 16, No. 3) An artist's appreciation of natural and historical subjects in the recreation area. By Stroudsburg PA watercolorist Penny Ross.

 

1995 (Volume 17)

Art & Architecture: Loch Lomond Accessible Fishing Pier (STG Spring: 1995 Vol. 17, No. 1) By architecture intern Polly Ryan. RELATED PAGES IN THIS WEBSITE: Accessibility in the park.

Art & Architecture: The Garris House, a Preservation Investigation (STG Summer: 1995 Vol. 17, No. 2) Preliminaries of restoration of 1859 Garris (Garis) House at Millbrook Village NJ. RELATED PAGES IN THIS WEBSITE: Restoration of Garis House (1999), Photo Gallery: Garis House Restoration (1999)

Did You Know?

A ranger testing water quality in a stream.

... that the Middle Delaware River exceeds ordinary federal standards for clean water. Because of this, special higher standards have been set for the river, so it does not "deteriorate" to being just "clean enough." The river in this park is, and will remain, truly "cleaner than clean." More...