November 24, 2015
Contact: Kristin Gibbs, Supervisory Park Ranger
, (570) 426-2430
Superintendent John J. Donahue announced today that the National Park Service and the Millbrook Village Society will be presenting two events to celebrate the holiday season at Millbrook Village in Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area.
On Saturday, December 5, from 11am to 4 pm, join park rangers and volunteers for a Victorian Christmas Celebration. Village buildings will be decorated in mid to late 19th century style and will be open for tours and demonstrations. Watch holiday meals being prepared over an open fire or woodstove. Enjoy the many children’s activities hosted in the Van Campen farmhouse, including hands-on period toys, games and Victorian crafts. Light refreshments will be available.
On Sunday, December 6 at 5pm, the annual Christmas Carol Service will be held in the Millbrook church. All are welcome to attend this traditional hour-long carol program. Light refreshments will be available following the service.
Millbrook Village, a part of the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, is located in New Jersey on Old Mine Road, 12 miles north of Interstate 80 (Exit 1). Access is also available by following NJ Route 602 (Millbrook-Blairstown Road) 7 miles west from its intersection with Route 94 in Blairstown.