Spanning the Gap is a multi-page park newsletter produced and
distributed through the Division of Visitor Services, Delaware Water Gap
National Recreation Area. The goal of Spanning the Gap is to educate
visitors and neighbors about the recreation area's resources, events,
History of Spanning the Gap
Spanning the Gap has been published continuously since 1983. Through
1995, it was printed in black-and-white folded newspaper format, with 4
to 8 pages and as many as a half-dozen features, some long and some very
brief. Since 1996 it has been printed in its current two-color 8
1/2-by-11 newsletter format, with 8 to 12 pages, one in-depth feature
article, and one to four briefer articles.
Features from Spanning the Gap on line
- Features from 1983 to 2004 inclusive have been converted to pdf files
and placed on line. During conversion, these features were updated and
amplified with additional and color images that were not included with
the original printed version of the text.
- Features from 2005 to the present appear on-line as pdf files created
directly from the two-color print copy. Additonal material for these
features may contain color images.
Quick Index to the Archive of Back Issues
1983 (Volume 6): Wildflowers, Climbing, Van Campen Inn, Eagle Watching
1984 (Volume 7): Wild Turkey, Egypt Mills, Place Names, Foster Armstrong House, Resort Point PA, Mountain laurel or rhododendron?
1985 (Volume 8): (Feature articles were reprints of earlier articles)
1986 (Volume 8, continued): Why leaves change color
1987 (Volume 9): Fall leaves
1988 (Volume 10): Acid Rain, Clean River water, Copper Mines, Hawk Migration
1989 (Volume 11): Spring Flowers, Walpack Center, Agriculture, Biodiversity, Winter Survival, Shad
1990 (Volumes 11 & 12): Wildflowers, Gypsy Moths, Trees in Winter, Aspinall Waterwheel
1991 (Volume 13): Barns, Zimmermann Farm, Greek Revival
1992 (Volume 14): Lime kilns, Turkey Vultures, Millbrook Village mill, hemlock woolly adelgid
1993 (Volume 15): Black Bears, Scenic River Protection, Wildflowers, Walpack's Parsonage, Dingmans Bridge, National Register, Fall Webworm
1994 (Volume 16): Warblers, Walpack Church, Raymondskill, Artist Penny Ross, Smokey Bear
1995 (Volume 17): Garris House, Loch Lomond Accessible Fishing Pier
1996 (Volume 18): 1996 Flood, Dutch Reformed Church/Phoenix Antiques
1997 (Volume 19): A Volunteer Experience, Warren County (Millbrook) Map, Salamovka/Delaware View House, Balance of Nature
1998 (Volume 20): Alien plant species
1999 (Volume 21): Prescribed Fire, Boy Scouts, Fort John, Garis House, Park Trails Plan, Eagles
2000 (Volume 22): Farming, Corn, Old Mine Road, Charles Peirce, Delaware Valley Railroad
2001 (Volume 23): Herbert Kraft, Delaware River, a colonial stoveplate, Fall Leaves, River Clean-up, Grey Towers, Kittatinny Hotel
2002 (Volume 24): Marie Zimmermann, McDade Trail I: Hialeah to Turn Farm
2003 (Volume 25): Amphibian Migration, Minisink Archeology, DL&W Railroad, McDade Trail II: Milford Beach to Pitman Orchard
2004 (Volume 26): Millbrook General Store, Appalachian Trail, Ruth Jones, River Clean-up, Cell Towers, Cliff Park Inn, Hurricane Ivan
2005 (Volume 27): Nancy Shukaitis, The Flood of 1955, River Road Rehab, Spring Flood of 2005, Dingmans Campground, Employee Spotlight: Sue Grove
2006 (Volume 28): Clyde & Nikki Butcher, The Flood of June 2006, Park Project Updates, Employee Spotlight: Doyle Nelson
2007 (Volume 29): Volunteer Len Peck, electric transmission lines (NIETCs), New Kittatinny Point Visitor Center, New Jersey Swim Beach, maintenance worker Warren Dean, In Depth on the Web
Archive of Back Issues
1983 (Volume 6)
Wildflowers (STG Spring 1983 Vol. 6 No. 1) A brief guide. By Chuck
Robbins and Paula Jones. KEYWORDS: wildflowers, skunk cabbage,
symplocarpus foetidus, spadix, spathe, jack-in-the-pulpit, Jack in the
pulpit, arisaema atrorubens, bluet, houstonia caerulea, Indian pipe,
monotropa uniflora, trout lily, adder's tongue, erythronium americanum,
bloodroot, sanguinaria canadensis, pink lady's slipper, mocassin flower,
stemless lady's slipper, cypripedium acaule, yellow lady's slipper,
cypripedium calceolus, lady slipper, columbine, aquilegia canadensis,
Dutchman's breeches, dicentra cucullaria, fiddlehead, fiddleheads.
Climbing the Gap (STG Spring
1983 Vol. 6 No. 1) Locations and cautions. By Hugh Dougher. KEYWORDS:
climbing, technical climbing, talus, climbing routes, Shawangunk Grit,
Shawangunk Cliffs NY, Seneca Rocks WV, rappelling, rappeling, rappel,
belaying, belay, bouldering, boulder climbing, chock, carabiner,
crampon, ice ax, ice screw.
Isaac Van Campen Inn (STG Summer
1983 Vol. 6 No. 2) The house and its restoration. By park architect Tom
Solon. KEYWORDS: Van Campen Inn, Van Campen House, Isaac Van Campen,
John Adams, Continental Congress, Walpack Historical Society.
Eagles Along the Delaware (STG
Winter 1983 Vol. 6 No. 3) A brief guide to eagle watching. KEYWORDS:
eagles, loafing, perch-tree, flight profile, flight silhouette.
1984 (Volume 7)
The Elusive Wild Turkey (STG
Spring 1984 Vol. 7 No. 1) Re-introduction of the species and hunting a
wild turkey. KEYWORDS: wild turkey, Meleagris gallopavo, reintroduction,
Tom turkey, gobbler, turkey beard, wattle.
Egypt Mills (STG Spring 1984
Vol. 7 No. 1) Brief history of the site that is now Toms Creek Picnic
Area. KEYWORDS: William Nyce, James E. Nyce, Jacob Nyce, John Nyce,
Egypt Mills PA, Toms Creek, Egypt Mills Club, reciprocating saw mill.
Foster Armstrong House (STG
Spring 1984 Vol. 7 No. 1) Historic home open to visitors. KEYWORDS:
Foster Armstrong House, Westbrook Family, Julius Foster, Mary Foster,
Mary D. Foster, Mary Foster Armstrong, James B. Armstrong, Dutch kick,
Dutch door, gambrel roof, beehive oven, Dutch door, Dutch Colonial
Mountain Laurel or
Rhododendron (STG Summer 1984 Vol. 7 No. 2) How to tell them apart.
KEYWORDS: rhododendron, mountain laurel, calicobush, calico bush.
Resort Era to Recreation
Area (STG Summer 1984 Vol. 7 No. 2) History of Kittatinny Hotel and
Resort Point Overlook PA. KEYWORDS: Water Gap House, Anthony Dutot,
Antoine Dutot, stagecoach routes, Mt. Minsi, Resort Point Overlook, Rt.
What's in a Name? (STG Summer 1984 Vol. 7 No. 2) Some common Native
American place names in the area. KEYWORDS: place names, geographic
names, Kittatinny, Minisink, Minsi, Munsee, Lenape, Tammany, Tamanend,
Pocono, Poco-hanne, Wallpack, Pahaquarry, Pahaquarra, Pechoquealin,
Pec-ku-wes, Shawnee, Shawnu, Shawaneu, Totamy, Tatamy, Totts Gap.
1986 (Volume 8)
Why Leaves Change Color (STG
Fall-Winter 1986 (-1987) Vol. 8 No. 3) Explaining the colors of various
trees in the recreation area. KEYWORDS: fall colors, fall foliage,
chlorophyll, carotenoid, anthocyanins.
1987 (Volume 9)
Fall Colors (STG Fall 1987
Vol. 9 No. 3) Where to see the colors. KEYWORDS: fall colors, fall
1988 (Volume 10)
Acid Rain (STG Summer 1988
Vol. 10 No. 2) What acid rain is and what it does. KEYWORDS: acid rain,
pollutants, pH scale, Van Campens Brook NJ, Vancampens Brook NJ.
Clean Water (STG Summer
1988 Vol. 10 No. 2) How water quality is measured for the river.
KEYWORDS: fecal coliform, fecal streptococci, pH scale, aquatic insects,
Delaware River Basin Commission, National Wild and Scenic Rivers Act.
The Dutch Mines: Fact or
Myth (STG Summer 1988 Vol. 10 No. 2) The legend and the evidence.
Updated in 2005 by park historian Susan Kopczynski. KEYWORDS: Dutch
mining, Esopus NY, malachite, chalcocite, copper sulfide, Preston,
Hazard, Hazard's Register, Thomas Penn, Claus de Ruyter, Stuvesant,
Dutch West India Company, Minisink, Neversink, Pahaquarry Mining
Company, Montgomery Gold Leaf Mining Company, Pahaquarry Copper Company,
adits, General Gates, Battle of Trenton.
Hawk Migration (STG Fall 1988
Vol. 10 No. 3) Watching the migration in the recreation area. KEYWORDS:
hawks, hawk migration, raptors, buteos, accipters, harriers, falcons,
1989 (Volume 11)
Spring Flowering Trees and
Shrubs (STG Spring 1989 Vol. 11 No. 1) The most conspicuous blooming
trees in the recreation area. KEYWORDS: shadbush, shad blow,
serviceberry, service-berry, Sarvis, servis, Juneberry, June-berry,
dogwood, azalea, pink azalea, Pinxter flower, mountain laurel,
Shad Run (STG Spring 1989
Vol. 11 No. 1) The comeback life of this Delaware River fish. KEYWORDS:
shad, shad run, shad spawning, anadramous, alosa sapidissima, herring,
shad roe, shad dart.
Historic Wallpack Center
(STG Summer 1989 Vol. 11 No. 2) The town past and present. KEYWORDS:
Peters Valley (Bevans), Walpack Mountain, Flat Brook, Shapanack Flats,
Shapnack,Walpack Center Post Office, Walpack Center Historical Society,
Flat Brook Bridge, Walpack Center Bridge, Groton Bridge & Mfg. Co.
Agriculture in the Park
(STG Summer 1989 Vol. 11 No. 2) Farming in the park. KEYWORDS:
agricultural leasing (agricultural permits), agricultural landscapes,
hedgerows, row crops, overstory, Soil Conservation Service.
Biological Diversity (STG
Summer 1989 Vol. 11 No. 2) Its importance worldwide. KEYWORDS:
bio-diversity, biodiversity, extinction, species extinction, ecosystem
extinction, bog turtle, timber rattlesnakes.
Winter Survival (STG Fall &
Winter 1989 Vol. 11 No. 3) How animals survive the winter. KEYWORDS:
hibernation, deep sleep, migration.
1990 (Volumes 11 and 12)
More Than Just a Pretty
Face (STG Spring 1990 Vol. 11, No. 4) A look at common spring
wildflowers in the recreation area. KEYWORDS: skunk cabbage,
symplocarpus foetidus, spadix, spathe, purple trillium, wet dog
trillium, stinking Benjamin, trillium erectum, white trillium,
large-flowered trillium, trillium grandiflora, hepatica, round-lobed
hepatica, hepatica americana, sharp-lobed hepatica, hepatica acutiloba,
anemone, wood anemone, anemone quinqufolia, thimbleweed, anemone
virginia, Solomon's seal, polygonatum biflorum, false Solomon's Seal,
smiacina racemosa, violet, blue violet, common blue violet, viola
cucullata, downy yellow violet, viola pubescens.
The Gypsy Moths Are Here
(STG Spring 1990 Vol. 11, No. 4) On the arrival of gypsy moth
infestation in the recreation area. KEYWORDS: Etienne Leopold Trouvelot,
gypsy moth, Porthetria dispar L., Lymantris dispar L., instar, instars,
larvae, pupae, natural control agents.
Tree I.D. (STG Fall &
Winter 1990 Vol. 12, No. 3) Identifying trees in winter. KEYWORDS: Apple
tree, sugar maple, gray birch.
Art and Architecture:
Architectural Preservation (The Aspinall Waterwheel) (STG Fall &
Winter 1990 Vol. 12, No. 3) Historic waterwheel located within the
recreation area in Dingmans Ferry PA. KEYWORDS: Aspinall Water Wheel,
Sproul Hydroelectric Generating Plant, Songbird Camp, Governor William
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. KEYWORDS: barns, Dutch
barn, English barn, Pennsylvania bank barn, bank barn, banked barn,
gambrel roof, gable, bay, Dutch Colonial Revival, post and beam,
vertical board siding, horizontal board siding, Millbrook Village,
Blacksmith Shop, Dimmick Barn, Van Campen Barn, Welter Barn, Silvie
Barn, Knight Barn, woodworking shop, Wagon Shop, Boehme Barn, Black
Farm, Garis Barn, Eshback Farm, Marie Zimmermann Farm, Zimmermann House,
Peters Valley barn, Chado Barn, Frank Chapot, U.S. Olympic Equestrian
Team, Van Auken Barn, inholding, fieldstones, glazed tile, "Big Boehme"
Barn, Trauger Barn, James Van Campen Farmstead, B.B. Van Campen
Farmstead, Layton House, "1812" House, wooden silo, Hilltop Farm,
Firebay barn, Warner Barn, House Family Farmstead, Silver Spray Farm,
Birchenough Barn, Wheat Plains Barn, Broadhead-Heller Barn, Michael Farm
Barn, Schoonover Mountain House Barn, Totts Gap Barn.
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.
KEYWORDS: John Zimmermann, Marie Zimmermann Commemoration Day, Gramercy
Park, allee, Dutch Colonial Revival, French Chateau, Richardsonian
Romanesque, Arts & Crafts, female Cellini.
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. KEYWORDS: Greek Revival
architecture, Dutch Reformed Church, historic leasing, Zions Evangelical
Lutheran Church, Zion Church, Bushkill General Store, Turn and Cook
Store, tinsmith's wing, Greek Revival House, Peters Valley.
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. KEYWORDS: lime, CaO, calcined lime, quick lime, calcium
carbonate, slaked lime, calcium hydrate, lime-kiln, lime kiln, kiln,
draw-kiln, draw kiln, set-kiln, set kiln, stacking and capping, lime
burner, slaking, limelight, whitewash, John Turn Farm PA, Michael Road
PA, Mosiers Knob Road PA, Zion Church Road PA, Hialeah PA.
Watching T.V. (STG Summer
1992 Vol. 14, No. 2) Turkey vultures and their presence in the
recreation area. By park ranger Brian Hardiman. KEYWORDS: turkey
vultures, cathartes, scavenger, dihedral.
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. Initial phases and update
of the mill construction project. By Park Ranger Rab Cika. KEYWORDS:
Millbrook Village grist mill, Abraham Garis, Abram Garis, Abraham
Garris, Abraham Garris, Bartonsville mill, post and beam, mortise,
tenon, mortise and tenon, trennel, tree nail, treenail, adze, broad axe.
Hemlock Woolly Adelgid (STG
Fall & Winter 1992 Vol. 14, No. 3) The arrival of HWA hemlock woolly
adelgid in the recreation area. KEYWORDS: hemlock wooly adelgid, HWA,
Eastern Hemlock, Western hemlock.
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.
KEYWORDS: Delaware River Basin Commission, Special Protection Waters,
Best Management Practices, GIS, point source pollution, non-point source
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 by Park Ranger Jim
Becker. KEYWORDS: black bear, ursus americanus, fall shuffle, denning,
Wildflower Wanderings (STG
Spring 1993 Vol. 15, No. 1) Springtime wildflowers. KEYWORDS: wild
geranium, geranium maculatum, bloodroot, sanguinaria canadensis, purple
trillium, erect trillium, trillium, wake-robin, trillium erectum,
large-flowered trillium, white trillium, trillium grandiflora. pink
lady's slipper, lady's slipper, moccasin flower, cypripedium acaule,
yellow lady's slipper, cypripedium calceolus, jack in the pulpit,
jack-in-the-pulpit, arisaema atrorubens, spadix, spathe, trout lily,
adder's tongue, dogtooth violet, fawn lily, erythronium americanum.
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.
KEYWORDS: Walpack Center's Methodist-Episcopal Church, Walpack
Historical Society, parsonage, Leonard Peck, Gordon Castimore.
Art & Architecture: Dingmans
Bridge (STG Summer 1993 Vol. 15, No. 2) Historic privately-owned
toll bridge crossing the Delaware River at Dingmans Ferry PA. KEYWORDS:
Dingmans Choice and Delaware Bridge Company. Dingmans Choice, Bridge
Manager Elsie Bensley, Alfred S. Dingman, Andreas Dingman, Andrew
Dingman, Judge Daniel W. Dingman, Old Mine Road, Bethany Turnpike (Route
739), Flood of 1847, Dr. J.N. Miller.
What's in that Tree? (STG
Fall/Winter 1993/1994 Vol. 15, No. 3) Fall webworms and their effect on
the recreation area. KEYWORDS: fall webworm, fall web worm, tiger moth,
Arctiidae, Hypantria cunea Drury, eastern tent caterpillar, Malacosoma
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. KEYWORDS: historic designation,
historic criteria, level of significance, Cold Spring Farm Springhouse,
Broadhead Farm, Heller Farm, Wheat Plains Farm, Jacob Shoemaker House,
Richard Layton House, 1812 House, Houck Farm, Silver Spray Farm.
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. By fire management officer Doug Riley.
KEYWORDS: Smokey Bear, Smokey the Bear, Albert Staehle, Rudy Wendelin,
Jackson Weaver, Game Warden Ray Bell, Lincoln National Forest, Smokey
Bear State Park.
Catch a Wave (STG Spring
1994 Vol. 16, No. 1) The springtime migration of warblers in the
recreation area. By park ranger Brian Hardiman. KEYWORDS: yellow
warbler, common yellowthroat, American redstart, hooded warbler,
black-throated green warbler, black and white warbler, Louisiana water
thrush, ovenbird, prairie warbler, chestnut-sided warbler, blue-winged
Art & Architecture: Walpack
and its Church (STG Spring 1994 Vol. 16, No. 1) History of Walpack
Center's 1872 church. By architecture intern Drew Eisinger. KEYWORDS:
Walpack Methodist-Episcopal Church, J.H. Williamson, Jacob S. Roe,
Walpack Historical Society.
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. KEYWORDS: Penny Ross, watercolors, Slateford
1995 (Volume 17)
Art & Architecture: Loch
Lomond Accessible Fishing Pier (STG Spring: 1995 Vol. 17, No. 1) By
architecture intern Polly Ryan. KEYWORDS: accessible fishing pier, Jason
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. KEYWORDS: Elias Garris House, Elias Garis House,
1996 (Volume 18)
Flooding and Funding (STG Spring 1996 Vol. 18, No. 1) The effect of
the January 1996 flood upon the recreation area. KEYWORDS: Smithfield
Beach.iver Basin (on
the website of the Delaware River Basin Commission)
Photo Gallery: The Flood of
January 1996 KEYWORDS: Kittatinny Beach NJ, Smithfield Beach PA,
Hialeah Air Park PA, Dingmans Access PA, Milford Beach PA.
Separation of the church from
the state of decay (Phoenix Antiques/Dutch Reformed Church) (STG
Spring 1996 Vol. 18, No. 1) A successful historic leasing venture. By
park architect Tom Solon. KEYWORDS: Doug Cosh, Dutch Reformed Church of
Dingmans Ferry PA, Secretary of the Interior's Standards for
Cultural Connections (STG:
Summer 1998 Vol. 18 No. 2) Archeological evidence of human settlement
within the park's boundaries in prehistoric and colonial times. Includes
drawings of Native American artifacts and lifeways. By park archeologist
John R. Wright. KEYWORDS: Pleistocene glaciation, Wisconsin glaciation,
land bridge, fluted projectile points, Archaic Period ( 6000-1000 B.C.),
Algonkian natives, Late Woodland Period (900-1550 A.D.), Owasco culture,
domesticated cultigens, Contact Period, sketches of Native American
1997 (Volume 19)
Art and Architecture: VIP treatment (STG Spring 1997 Vol. 19, No. 1)
A summer as a park volunteer in historic preservation. By
volunteer-in-parks David Tipson. KEYWORDS: David Tipson, Volunteers in
the parks, internships, interns.
A Map of Millbrook's Past
(STG Spring 1997 Vol. 19, No. 1) Preservation of an 1852 map of Warren
County for MillbrookVillage. By park historian Susan Kopczynski.
KEYWORDS: Millbrook Village, map of Millbrook Village, Warren County
1852, 1852 Warren County map, map conservation, Daniel McCarty, Wagner
and McGuigan's Steam Litho Press Philadelphia, Garis House, Hill House,
Garis Grist Mill, Abram Garis, Van Campens Mill Brook, Van Campens Brook.
Art and Architecture:
View...tiful (STG Summer 1997 Vol. 19, No. 2) Salamovka/Delaware
View House on Old Mine Road near FlatbrookvilleNJ. By park historian
Susan Kopczynski. KEYWORDS: Salamovka, Andrew Salamov, Andrew Salama,
Charles Yetter, Flatbrook Hotel, Losey Boarding House, Delaware View
House, Flatbrookville NJ.
A Balancing Act (STG Summer
1997 Vol. 19, No. 2) The role of resource management in the balance of
nature. By park volunteer Nicole Voigt. KEYWORDS: balance of nature,
exotic plants, hemlock woolly adelgid, oriental bittersweet, ailanthus
altissima, tree of heaven, tree-of-heaven, purple loosestrife,
1998 (Volume 20)
Aliens Invade Park! (STG
Fall/Winter 1998 Vol. 20, No. 3) An overview of the exotic plant
situation in the recreation area. KEYWORDS: alien plants, exotic plants,
non-native plants, purple loosestrife, Japanese knotweed, autumn olive,
tartarian honeysuckle, multi-flora rose, Tree of heaven, ailanthus
1999 (Volume 21)
Rx Fire (STG Spring 1999 Vol.
21, No. 1) The prescribed fire policy explained by fire management
officer Doug Riley. KEYWORDS: fire, wildland fire, fire regime,
prescribed fire, prescribed burn.
Boy Scout Camps along the
Delaware (STG: Summer 1999 Vol 21 No. 2) A reminiscence of the five
boy scouts camps that have disappeared from the river's shores. By park
ranger and former camper Albert B. Zusman. KEYWORDS: boy scout camps,
paddlerama, Camp Weygadt, Camp Minsi, Camp Cowaw, Camp Pahaquarra, Camp
Ken-Etiwa-Pec, Camp Mohican, Camp Calno, Camp No-Be-Bo-Sco, Camp
Nobebosco, Kittatinny Mountain Scout Reservation, Abegg Lodge, Liddle
Cabin, Mohican Lodge, Wildcat Lake, Catfish Pond NJ, Weygadt mess hall,
ridgerunner, Urban League, Passaic NJ schools, Trexler Scout
Twenty years a Weygadt Scout: a Photo Gallery of the Robert Noll
Collection (STG: Summer 1999 Vol 21 No. 2) Photo collection of a
Camp Weygadt scout. KEYWORDS: Bethlehem Council BSA, Camp Mini, Camp
Weygadt, Robert Unangst Noll, Robert Noll, Camp Weygadt, camporee,
campaign hats, Weygadt pond, Weygadt dining hall.
The French and Indian War in
the Delaware Valley (STG Summer 1999 Vol. 21, No. 2) The French and
Indian (Seven Years) from 1753 to 1760 was the occasioned the building
of a string of fortifications in the Delaware Valley. By park
archeologist John R. Wright.
Who is buried in the "Slave"
Cemetery? (STG Summer 1999 Vol. 21, No. 2) Documentary evidence of
African American slaves and free citizens in the area. Additional
Material to the Military Trail Guide. KEYWORDS: Rosencrans family, Van
Campen Family, Dewitt family, De Witt family, abolition of slavery in
New Jersey, Absolom Reamer, Cesar Soults, Enos John, Johnson Losey
House, Mary Stackhouse, Milton Stackhouse.
Restoration at Millbrook
Village: Garis House (STG Fall 1999 Vol. 21, No. 3) An appreciation
of this 1800s house by historic preservation specialist Ken Sandri.
KEYWORDS: Elias Garis House, Elias Garris House, Upper Delaware Valley
House, plank construction, sliding window.
Photo Gallery: Restoration at
Garis House (STG Fall 1999 Vol. 21, No. 3)
Wintering Eagles at the Gap
(STG Spring 1999 Vol. 21, No. 4) A condensation of a report by the
recreation area's Division of Research and Resource Management.
KEYWORDS: eagles, wintering eagles, eagle-watching.
2000 (Volume 22)
Farming the Park (STG
Spring 2000 Vol. 22, No.1) An assessment of the park's agricultural
permit program by wildlife biologist Larry Hilaire. KEYWORDS: farming,
agricultural leasing (agricultural permits), kahesana Xaskwim,
manitowouk, hedgerows, no-till, minimum-tilled, disking, wheat, rye,
Corn: An American Native
(STG Spring 2000 Vol. 22, No. 1) By wildlife biologist Larry Hilaire.
KEYWORDS: corn, maize, Three Sisters Garden.
A Ride Down Old Mine Road Part
I: Worthington State Forest to Watergate (revised Oct. 2012), Part II: Millbrook Village to
Flatbrookville, NJ, Part
III, Part IV: Peters Valley,
NJ (revised Oct. 2012) (STG Summer 2000 Vol. 22, No. 2) An auto tour
guide. By park historian Susan Kopczynski. KEYWORDS: Old Mine Road,
King's Highway, Road to Esopus, Kittatinny Point, Coppermine Hiking
Area, Copper Mines, Pahaquarry Copper Mines, adits, Calno School,
Pahaquarry Township, Hardwick Township, Depew Recreation Site, Van
Campens Glen, Van Campen Brook, Watergate Recreation Site, Abraham
Garis, Abram Garis, Abraham Garris, Abraham Garris, Salamovka, Andrew
Salama, Nelda Salama, Flat Brook, Flatbrookville, Peters Valley, Bevans,
Wallpack Center, First Rosencrans House, Isaac Rundle, Jasper Rundle
House, Buttermilk Falls, Chado Farm, Frank Chapot, U.S. Olympic
Equestrian Team, Jacob Roe House, Deep Spring Farm, Walpack Valley
Environmental Education Center, Walpack Bend, Walpack Mountain, Walpack
Cemetery, Walpack Post Office, Wallpack Post Office, Van Scoder Knight
House, Peters Valley, Peter Van Neste, Bevans, Hensfoot Corners, Mrs.
Victor Bevans, Daniel Rosencrans, Dutch Reformed Church of Peters
Valley, Greek Revival House, Valley Brook Farm, Hilltop Farm, bank
barns, Nelden-Roberts Stone House.
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. KEYWORDS: Lenape (delaware) natives, Captain Jonathan Hampton,
John Rosencrans, Newton (Sussex Court House) NJ, Balesville NJ, Myrtle
Grove NJ, Mecca Lake, Pompey Ridge, General Horatio Gates, Benedict
Arnold, Battle of Trenton, Count Casimir Pulaski, Colonel Philip Van
Cortlandt, General John Sullivan, Sullivan Trail.
A Biography of Charles S.
Peirce (STG Fall 2000 Vol. 22 No. 3) By Keri A. Jean. Park Profiles:
Philosopher Charles Peirce (1839-1914) Mathematician and pragmatist
philosopher Charles Peirce lived at Arisbe, a historic home now within
the recreation area. By park ranger Megan O'Malley. KEYWORDS: Charles
Peirce, Juliette Froissy, Arisbe, pragmatism, pragmatists, USC&GS,
Railway Avenue and the Delaware Valley Railroad (DVRR) (STG Winter
2000 Vol. 22, No. 4) Railway Avenue, once a street in the village of
Bushkill, is now a flat trail through the woods and along an old
railroad bed. KEYWORDS: Village of Bushkill PA, Bushkill Railroad
station, Turn Store BUshkill PA, Railway Avenue Trail, Maple Grove PA,
2001 (Volume 23)
Park Profiles: Archeologist
Herbert Kraft (1927-2000) (STG Spring 2001 Vol. 23 No. 1) Two
remembrances of Professor Kraft, a specialist in Lenape (Delaware)
culture, by park archeologist John R. Wright and by David Orr,
Mid-Atlantic Region's Archeologist for the National Park Service.
KEYWORDS: Herbert Kraft (1927-2000), Seton Hall University, John Cotter,
University of Pennsylvania Department of American Civilization, James
Deetz, Paul Kinsey, Franklin & Marshall College, Lenape Natives,
Minisink longhouses, Miller Field NJ, Fort John NJ, Fort Johns NJ, Fort
Shapnack NJ, Fort Shapanack NJ, French & Indian War.
A Drop to Drink (STG Summer
2001 Vol. 23, No. 2) By water resources specialist DeNise Cooke.
KEYWORDS: water quality, water resources, Delaware River watershed,
Delaware River, Middle Delaware National Scenic River, Special
Protection Waters Regulations, STORET, dissolved oxygen (DO).
Peace and War: a Find in the
Park (STG Summer 2001 Vol. 23, No. 2) A colonial stoveplate
discovered and identified in the park. By park historian Susan
Kopczynski. KEYWORDS: stoveplate, stove plate, jamp stove, Christopher
Decker Jr., Decker House, Bible in Iron, Henry C. Mercer, colonial iron
works. grenadiers, Frederic William I of Prussia, cranetir, Quakers.
Trees at Rest (STG Fall
2001 Vol. 23, No. 3) Why trees change color. By park ranger Jeanine
Ferrence. KEYWORDS: fall colors, tree colors, trees changing colors,
Down by the Riverside (STG
Fall 2001 Vol. 23, No. 3) A day with Kittatinny Canoes' River Clean-up.
By Jeanelia Domond. KEYWORDS: Delaware River Clean-up, Kittatinny Canoes
Clean Up, Ruth Jones, Dave Jones.
Welcome to Grey Towers (STG
Fall 2001 Vol. 23, No. 3) The nearby home of Gifford Pinchot reopens
after restoration. KEYWORDS: Governor Gifford Pinchot (1865-1946), James
Pinchot, Richard Morris Hunt, Cornelia Bryce, Cornelia Bryce Pinchot,
Life at the Kittatinny (STG
Winter 2001 Vol. 23, No. 4) The hotel that once stood at Resort Point at
the Water Gap. KEYWORDS: Kittatinny Point, Kittatinny Hotel, steamboat
Kittatinny, Delaware Water Gap resorts, Water Gap House, Resort Point
PA, Beers Atlas of Monroe County.
2002 (Volume 24)
Park Profile: Marie Zimmermann
at her Farm (1879-1972) (STG Spring 2002 Vol. 24 No. 1) The artist
in her retirement years at her farm near Milford PA. KEYWORDS: Marie
Zimmermann, metal crafts, Crafts Movement, Ruth Allen, Hotel Fauchere,
Chol Family, Zimmermann Farm, Whip-poor-will, Whippoorwill, Dutch
Photo Gallery: Works of Marie
Zimmermann KEYWORDS: Marie Zimmermann Maker, Marie Zimmermann
Commemoration Day, G. L. Pew, Montgomery Ward Family.
Photo Gallery: Marie Zimmermann Farm
History along McDade Trail I:
Hialeah Picnic Area to Turn Farm (on River Road) (STG Fall 2002 Vol.
24 No. 3) Sketches of history along the initial 5-mile segment of McDade
Recreational Trail. KEYWORDS: McDade Recreational Trail, McDade Trail,
Walpack Bend, River Road, Kautz, Hialeah, Newcomb House, Robacher House,
Roebacher House, summer kitchen, historic Smithfield Township
Schoolhouses, Smithfield Beach, Tocks Island Dam, 1955 flood, Zion
Church, Zions Evangelical Lutheran Church, Delaware Valley Conservation
Association, Office of Historic Preservation and Design, Michaels House,
Michael House, Theune Dairy Farm, Mosier's Knob PA, John Turn Farm,
Weave House, Weaver's House, Camp Ministerium, Freeman Tract Road.
2003 (Volume 25)
Cover Me! "Nights of Migrating
Dangerously" end as the park closes River Road to protect amphibians
(STG: Spring 2003 Vol. 25 No. 1) The closing of River Road during
amphibian migration season. KEYWORDS: amphibians, amphibian breeding,
conservation closures, spotted salamander, Jefferson salamander, peeper
frog, wood frog, red-spotted newt.
Archeology in the Minisink
Today (STG Summer 2003 Vol. 25 No. 2) Over 100 years of
archeological activity in what is now a national landmark area.
KEYWORDS: Minisink Historic District, Minisink National Landmark,
Minisink archeological site, Edward Dalrymple, Museum of the American
Indian NY, Charles Philhower, Ales Hrdlicka, fortress of
t'Schickte-wacki, Temple University, Raymondskill Creek, creek
migration, Manna Site, transit, kaolin.
Pocono Mainline Rail Excursion:
Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad (STG: Summer 2003 Vol.
25 No. 2) Historic rail link between Steamtown National Historic Site
and Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area is revived for an
excursion train. KEYWORDS: DL&W RR, Pocono Mainline, Summit Lake
land bridge PA, Engine 759, East Stroudsburg Railroad Tower, Delaware
& Hudson Railway, Dansbury Depot (former restaurant, now
Photo Gallery: Water Gap
Station Photographs from the station's Open House on July 12, 2003
(STG: Summer 2003 Vol. 25 No. 2) KEYWORDS: DL&W Water Gap Railroad
Station, Delaware House.
Photo Gallery: Railroad Structures in the Stroudsburgs Photographs of
structures related to the Pocono Mainline Excursion. (STG: Summer 2003
Vol. 25 No. 2) KEYWORDS: Lackawanna Limited, Phoebe Snow, Crystal
Street East Stroudsburg, Analomink Street East Stroudsburg, Dansbury
Station, Dansbury Manor PA, railroad switching stations, railroad water
towers, East Stroudsburg Railroad Tower Society, Liberty Bell Tour 1914,
Engine 699 in 1916, Driebe Freight Station, New York Susquehanna &
Milepost itinerary and Excursion Photos (STG: Summer 2003 Vol. 25
No. 2) KEYWORDS: Hoboken NJ, Scranton PA, Bush-style train shed, Nay Aug
Tunnel PA, Erie & Wyoming Valley Railroad, Reservoir No. 7, Roaring
Brook, Scranton-Springbrook Water Service Company, Pennsylvania Gas and
Water, Pennsylvania American Water Company, Winton Branch, Jessup
Branch, Nay Aug Yard, Throop's Tank, Dr. Benjamin H. Throop, Elmhurst
Station, Dunnings PA, Elmhurst PA, Moscow PA, Elmhurst Reservoir,
accommodation trains, Moscow Freight Depot, Lehigh PA, Lehigh wye, ice
harvest industry, Lackawanna County Railroad Authority, Sand Cut,
Gouldsboro PA, Jay Gould, Tobyhanna PA, Tobyhanna Army Depot, U.S. Army
Signal Corps, Haughey's Pond PA, Pocono Summit PA, Pocono Summit land
bridge, Wilkes-Barre and Eastern Railroad (subsidiary of New York
Susquehanna and Western Railoroad), Lackawanna Valley Heritage Society,
Monroe County Railroad Authority, Mt. Pocono PA, Cresco Pa, Oakland PA,
Barrett Township Historical Society, Bestway Lumber Company, Henryville
PA, Analomink PA, Paradise Creek, Broadhead Creek, Armstrong levers,
East Stroudsburg Railroad Tower, Santa Fe style Water Tower, Dansbury
Manor PA, Dansbury Depot Restaurant (now closed), Point of Gap Overlook
PA, Indian Head NJ, Mt. Minsi PA, Mt. Tammany NJ, Cold Air Cave PA,
Slateford Juncton PA, New Jersey cut-off, Pocono Mainline.
History along Karamac Trail:
New York, Susquehanna & Western Railroad and the Karamac Hotel
(STG: Summer 2003 Vol. 25 No. 2) KEYWORDS: NYS&W, "mixed trains",
truss bridge, railroad piers, New Jersey Midland Railway, Sussex Mine
Railroad, Paulins Kill Valley, Paulinskill Valley, Paulinskill River,
LaBar Island, Columbia NJ, Dunnfield NJ, Browning NJ, Brotzmanville NJ,
Howeys NJ, Karamac Trail, Camp Karamac, Fairview House, Farview House,
Karamac Hotel, Columbia-Dunnfield Road.
History along McDade Trail II:
Milford Beach to Pittman Orchard (near Raymondskill Road) (STG Fall
2003 Vol. 25 No. 3) An additional 2.7 miles of the planned 32-mile
recreational trail. KEYWORDS: Milford-Montague Bridge, Rt. 206 Bridge,
Robert Blood, Blood House, Bob's Beach, Old Bridge Road Montague NJ,
Milford Cliff PA, Tom Mix, Walter Miller, Mary Pickford, D.W. Griffith's
"The Informer" (film), Harry Buchanan, Minisink Island, Snyder Farm PA,
Snyder Silo, Flying Hawks Airfield PA, hedgerows, Pittman Orchard PA,
Model Farm PA, Ebenezer Warner, Emily Buchanan, Model Orchard program,
2004 (Volume 26)
Grocer, storekeeper (STG: Spring/Summer 2004 Vol. 26, No. 1) A new
look at the Daily Ledger for Millbrook's General Store and its part in
the village's and the nation's economy. KEYWORDS: Millbrook store,
Millbrook general store, Millbrook store register, Millbrook day book,
Philip J.S. Garis, Philip J.S. Garris, barter, self-order, self order,
consumer culture, consumerism, credit, loss leader, scarcity of cash,
scarce cash, cash shortage, financial panic, collar stays, machine-made
glassware, imported cigars, Jacob Cole, Millbrook Village Post Office,
Cash, Credit, and Convenience: Reinterpreting Millbrook Village's
Economy 1860-1880 Complete text of the presentation made at the 30th
Anniversary Symposium of Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area on
November 18, 1995. By museum technician Kathyrn A. Clippinger. KEYWORDS:
Columbia & Walpack Turnpike, Belvidere Apollo, New Jersey Herald,
Sussex County Democrat, Millbrook Diary, John Kinney, Abram V.
Shoemaker, Philip S, Garis, Hannah Garis, Abram Garis, Daniel Hunterdon,
Uzal B. Labar, Kentucky jean, Trauger Family, George A. Trauger, Ryerson
Trauger, Rilda Trauger, Cyrus Trauger, Coonrod Welter, Conrad Welter,
Henry Berk. Jacob Cole, Henry Westfall, Mary Crown, Elias Garis, John S,
Van Gorden, Angeline Smith Van Campen Ribble, James Van Campen, Samuel
Ribble, Lizzie Van Campen Ribble, Wycoffe Cooke & Bell, New York
stores, J.N. Roof, Gilbert Mfg. mail order catalogs, Aaron Montgomery
Ward, Grange Supply House, Grange stores, Panic of 1873, greenbacks,
self-orders, paregoric, Balmoral skirt, laudanum, Law's Liniment,
The "AT" Experience (STG
Spring/Summer 2004 Vol. 26, No. 1) A brief background of the Appalachian
Trail and its path through the recreation area. By district park ranger
Brad Clawson. KEYWORDS: Appalachian Trail, Springer Mt. GA, Mt. Katahdin
ME, thru-hiker, through-hiker, through hiker, ridgerunner, Wilmington
Trail Club, Totts Gap PA, Poplar Valley, Water Gap, Delaware Water Gap,
Fred Waring, Mt. Minsi PA, Mt. Tammany NJ, Brink Road NJ, Brinks Road
NJ, Mt. Tammany Trail, Blue-blaze trail, Blue-blazed trail, Dunnfield
Creek Trail, Sunfish Pond (National Natural Landmark), Crater Lake NJ,
Buttermilk Falls NJ, Raccoon Ridge NJ, Depew Island, Poxono Island,
Blairstown NJ, Hardwick NJ, Catfish Fire Tower NJ.
Living Treasure Interview: A
Life along the River Ruth Jones (STG Winter 2004/2005 Vol. 26, No.
2) A conversation with the owner of Kittatinny Canoes. KEYWORDS: Ruth
Jones, Ruth Olschewsky, Ernie Olschewsky, Edna Olschewsky, Edna Koutz,
Karamac, Kittatinny Point, Kittatinny Pool, Kittatinny Beach, The
Endless Mountains, Nix on Tocks, Frank Jones, Dave Jones.
On and Under the Delaware: 15
Years of the River Clean-up (STG Winter 2004/2005 Vol. 26, No. 2)
The annual event sponsored by Kittatinny Canoes. KEYWORDS: River
Clean-up, Delaware River Clean-Up, On and Under the Delaware, Take Pride
in America, Ruth Jones, Dave Jones, David Jones, Port Jervis NY.
Photo Gallery: The River Clean-up KEYWORDS: Matamoras Base (STG
Winter 2004/2005 Vol. 26, No. 2)
Using Cell Phones Means Needing
Cell Towers (STG Winter 2004/2005 Vol. 26, No. 2) A report on
cell-tower applications to the recreation area. By ranger activities
assistant Michele Kuna. KEYWORDS: Rt. 209 corridor, cell phone, cell
towers, cell phone towers, monopoles, co-location, collocation.
Cliff Park Reopens (STG
Winter 2004/2005 Vol. 26, No. 2) The historic property that is now part
of the recreation area. KEYWORDS: Milford Cliffs, Pocono Plateau, Cliff
Park, Cliff Park Inn, Cliff Park Golf Course, Harry Buchanan, Buchanan
Family, Jamie Klausman, Yvonne Klausman.
Ivan Causes Region's Third
Worst Flood (STG Winter 2004/2005 Vol. 26, No. 2) A condensation of
the flood briefing statement. By park ranger Kathleen Sandt. KEYWORDS:
Ivan, Hurricane Ivan, Tropical Storm Ivan, Montague NJ gauge, cfs,
Kittatinny Point Visitor Center NJ, Kittatinny Point NJ, Manna Site PA.
Depew Recreation Site NJ, Dingmans Fall Boardwalk PA, Bushkill Access
Photo Gallery: Ivan Passes
Through Photos by park staff of the September 2004 flood (STG Winter
2004/2005 Vol. 26, No. 2) KEYWORDS: Smithfield Beach PA, Millbrook
VillageNJ, Van Campens Brook NJ, Dingmans Falls PA, Raymondskill Falls
PA, Route 209 PA, Delaware Water Gap PA, Garis Barn NJ, Millbrook
pedestrian bridge NJ.
2005 (Volume 27)
Living Treasure Interview: A Life in this Valley Nancy Shukaitis
(STG: Summer/Fall 2005 Vol. 27 No. 1) The founder of the Delaware Valley
Conservation Association, a local activist group against the Tocks
Island Dam project. KEYWORDS: Nancy Shukaitis, Nancy Michael, water
reservoir, "Nix on Tocks", Sandy Beach, collecting arrowheads, HARSCO
Industrial Patterson-Kelley (East Stroudsburg PA), Manhattan Project,
LST (Landing Ship Tank), 1936 Flood, fisheries, county commissioner,
Photo Gallery: In her own words
... Nancy Shukaitis Landscapes from her life and her part in the
struggle against the Tocks Island Dam.
Photo Gallery: The Flood of
1955 Snapshots from the park's collection.
River Road Rehab: An Update
(STG: Summer/Fall 2005 Vol. 27 No. 1) A report by park engineer Bill
Leonard. KEYWORDS: Environmental Assessment, Preferred Alternative, road
footprint, bicycle/pedestrian lane, cultural landscape.
Historical Narrative of River
Road (with additional material on Freeman Tract Road) By park
Historian Susan Kopczynski.
A Chronology of River Road
(with additional material on river ferries)
More Terrible than Ivan: The Spring Flood of 2005 (STG: Summer/Fall
2005 Vol. 27 No. 1) By Management Assistant Bill Halainen. KEYWORDS:
Montague NJ gauge, peak flow, Hurricane Ivan, Mrs. Aun, Ranger Mark
Hnat, Ranger Mike Croll.
Photo Gallery: The Spring Flood
Dingmans Campground: Welcome (back)! (STG: Summer/Fall 2005 Vol. 27
No. 1) The concession campground within the recreation area reopens
after a three-year hiatus. By Ranger Activities Assistant Michele Kuna.
KEYWORDS: Walter Toomer, Terry Toomer, John Lonergan, Noele Lonergan.
Employee Spotlight: Sue Grove (STG: Summer/Fall 2005 Vol. 27 No. 1)
Park ranger and interpreter at many Millbrook Days. KEYWORDS: Sue Grove,
Newton NJ, Stillwater NJ, Layton NJ, Wayne Grove, Watergate
Environmental Education Center, Walpack Environmental Education Center,
children as interpreters, children as demonstrators.
Photo Gallery: Children (and
Adults) as Demonstrators at an early Millbrook Days (STG:
Summer/Fall 2005 Vol. 27 No. 1)
2006 (Volume 28)
Visiting Treasures: Clyde and
Nikki Butcher (STG: Summer/Fall 2006 Vol. 28 No. 1) The professional
photographer and his wife visit the park. By Superintendent John
Donahue. KEYWORDS: Clyde Butcher, Nikki Butcher.
Flood ... Again, June 2006
(STG: Summer/Fall 2006 Vol. 28 No. 1) Heavy rainstorms bring the park
its third major flood in 22 months. KEYWORDS: June Flood, 2006 Flood,
Photo Gallery: The June 2006
Flood Pictures taken by park staff throughout the park, including
aerial views. KEYWORDS: June Flood, 2006 Flood, Milford Beach PA, Manna
Archeological Site PA, Raymondskill Creek PA, Dingmans Creek PA, Route
209 PA, Bushkill Access PA, Bushkill Creek PA, Kittatinny Point NJ,
Arrow Island, Schellenberger Island, mudslide, Golf Course Bridge,
Shawnee PA, Minisink Hills PA.
Update on Park Projects
(STG: Summer/Fall 2006 Vol. 28 No. 1) Childs Park PA, Valley View Group
Campground, and other ongoing park projects. A report from the park's
civil engineer. By Bill Leonard, P.E. KEYWORDS: Childs Park, George W.
Childs Recreation Site, Civilian Conservation Corps, CCC, Copper Mine
Inn, Coppermine, Coppermine Swim Beach, New Jersey Swim Beach,
Shoemaker's Union Hotel, Henry Shoemaker, Valley View Group Campsites,
Valley View Group Campground.
Employee Spotlight: An
"Enviable Career": Deputy Superintendent Doyle Nelson Retires (STG:
Summer/Fall 2006 Vol. 28 No. 1) Ranger closes out a federal career of
more than 30 years. By Mgt. Assistant Bill Halainen. KEYWORDS: Doyle
Nelson, ranger intake program, Gettysburg Tower, Badger Pass.
2007 (Volume 29)
Living Treasures: A Life in History Len Peck (STG: Summer 2007 Vol.
29 No. 1) The 97-year-old preservationist and park volunteer. By
Superintendent John Donahue. KEYWORDS: Peck's Slip NY, Pecks Slip NJ,
Lake Hopatcong NJ, Issac Wendall, Isaac Wendall, Walpack Post Office NJ,
Silver Spray Farm NJ.
Electric Transmission Lines
(STG: Summer 2007 Vol. 29 No. 1) A look at proposed NIETC's and their
potential impact on the park. By Natural Resources Specialist Kara
Deutsch and GIS Specialist Leslie Morlock. KEYWORDS: NIETCs National
Interest Energy Transmission Corridors, Energy Policy Act 2005, New York
Regional Interconnect, Delaware River Valley Corridor.
New Kittatinny Point Visitor
Center is Open (STG: Summer 2007 Vol. 29 No. 1) New structure
replaces 50-year-old facility damaged by floods. KEYWORDS: log
New Jersey Swim Beach (Turtle Beach NJ) (STG: Summer 2007 Vol. 29 No.
1) A report on the planned facility by the park's civil engineer. By
Bill Leonard, P.E.
Employee Spotlight: Warren Dean (STG: Summer 2007 Vol. 29 No. 1) A
talk with the 30-year veteran of the park. KEYWORDS: Save the Delaware
Coalition (sign), PEEC/Honeymoon Haven (Sign), FLETC (Federal Law
Enforcement Training Center).
National Parks In Depth on the Web (STG: Summer 2007 Vol. 29 No. 1)
Notice of the NPS transfer to the a new web system and tips for
researching a park topic on the web.