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Contact: Kristin Gibbs, Supervisory Park Ranger, (570) 426-2430
BUSHKILL, Pa: Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area Superintendent John J. Donahue announced that the National Park Service and the Millbrook Village Society will present two events to celebrate the holiday season at Millbrook Village on the New Jersey side of the park on Saturday, December 6 and Sunday, December 7.
On Saturday, December 6, from 11 am to 4 pm, join park rangers and volunteers for a Victorian Christmas Celebration. Village buildings, decorated in Victorian style, will be open for tours and demonstrations. Watch holiday meals being prepared over an open fire or woodstove. Enjoy the children's activities hosted in the Van Campen farmhouse, including many hands-on period toys, games and Victorian crafts. Light refreshments will be available.
On Sunday, December 7 at 5 pm, 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 is on Old Mine Road in New Jersey, 12 miles north of Interstate 80 (Exit 1). Access is also available by taking NJ Route 602 (Millbrook-Blairstown Road) seven miles west from its intersection with Route 94 in Blairstown.
For more information, call the park headquarters on weekdays at 570 426 2452.