Delaware Water Gap


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Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Delaware Water Gap

(dĕl`əwâr, –wər), scenic gorge, 2 mi (3.2 km) long, cut by the Delaware River through Kittatinny Mt., on the N.J.–Pa. line; located in a mountain resort area around Stroudsburg, Pa. The gap, parts of wooded Kittatinny Mt., several islands, and c.40 mi (64 km) of river bank (the Delaware National Scenic River) are included in Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area (see National Parks and MonumentsNational Parks and Monuments

National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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A trackway of a horseshoe crab was found in the Bloomsburg Red Beds at Buttermilk Falls in the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area of northwestern New Jersey (41[degrees]08'05" latitude, 74[degrees]53'11" longitude, Fig.
They are the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area (a publicly owned recreation area under the administrative/management jurisdiction of NPS) and the Turn Store and Tinsmith's Shop and the Peters House, two properties listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
The latter lawsuit alleged the National Park Service, which manages the national recreation area, did not follow the correct procedures before allowing the hunt to take place in the Delaware Water Gap. According to information on the DFW's website, the Fund for Animals claimed the NPS and the Secretary of the Interior violated the National Park Service Organic Act and the National Environmental Policy Act.
* Students will better understand the change in the artist's work if they compare some of his paintings of the Delaware Water Gap four years earlier with the one reproduced here.
Impressionism in American painting was represented in George Inness's Delaware Water Gap and in his writing: "The purpose of the painter is simply to reproduce in other minds the impression which a scene has made upon him.
Born in Deckertown, New Jersey (near the Delaware Water Gap) (January 14, 1836); graduated from West Point and was commissioned in the artillery (1861); obtained appointment as a captain with the 5th New York Volunteers, and fought with them at the battle of Big Bethel where he was badly wounded (June 10); appointed lieutenant colonel of the 2d New York Cavalry for gallantry at Big Bethel; took part in cavalry operations in northern Virginia, fighting at the battles of Thoroughfare Gap (August 28, 1862) and Second Bull Run (August 29-30); served in General Stoneman's raid toward Richmond (April-May 1863), and commanded a brigade under Gen.
It was the warmth and airiness of the stone and hand-split cedar shingled cottage, and its expansive surroundings that attracted Freddie to the spot near the Delaware Water Gap. "I wanted an atmosphere such that when people come into my home, whatever problems they have in their lives, they will leave them outside because the forces inside are greater," he says.
"Inventory is on the low side," said Bev Waring, broker/owner of Waring Bowman Realty, Delaware Water Gap. "It's come up a bit from the spring but it's still low.
Within Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, two pair have been observed defending natural high-cliff nesting territories.
A series of historic homes in Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area is now being used as artist housing, studios, and retail space at the Peters Valley Craft Center, which occupies the buildings for free in exchange for performing regular maintenance.
Laird Technologies (Delaware Water Gap, PA) introduces its new 3.5 GHz Vertically-Polarized 120-Degree Sector Base Station Antenna for WiMax.
In my own state of Pennsylvania, there is a stretch of Route 611 that runs through the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area.

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