Explore the History of the Delaware Indians

Saturday, July 1, 2017

BUSHKILL, PA (Fall 2017) – The Villas and Fernwood Resort have partnered with the Pocono Indian Museum to offer an overnight package that includes two tickets to the self-guided Pocono Indian Museum Tour and accommodations in a studio villa. Gina Bertucci, spokesperson for the Resort, said about the new package, “We are surrounded by a rich history of the indigenous peoples that inhabited the Delaware River Valley. The Pocono Indian Museum has a collection of artifacts and displays that document the history of the Native Americans that lived in the region with a self-guided audio tour that gives guests insight into what it was to live as an Indian.”

            The Pocono Indian Museum is located on Route 209 just before you arrive at The Villas and Fernwood Resort. It is the only museum in Northeastern Pennsylvania dedicated to showing the history of the Delaware Indians through displays of ancient artifacts, weapons, tools, foods and medicines. The self-guided museum tour takes approximately 30 minutes with visitors carrying an audio device which delivers a narration explaining the unique displays. The Pocono Indian Museum package includes two tickets and two nights of studio villa accommodations starting from $110 a night. Bertucci continues, "Coupled with the many other amenities we offer, this tour is a perfect way to spend some time indoors after fun in the great outdoors.”

            The Villas and Fernwood Resort is a 400-acre four-season resort located in the Pocono Mountains. It offers Pocono TreeVentures aerial ropes adventure course, Pocono Zip Racer dual 1,000 ft racing zip lines, Pocono Zip Quest hybrid zip line course, Pocono KidVentures children’s rope courses, Blue Lightning all-season tubing, White Lightning winter snowtubing, indoor and outdoor pools, live entertainment, Wintergreens Patio Grill, winter horseback riding, massage, hiking in the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, paintball, a fitness center, daily scheduled activities, skiing at Camelback and Shawnee Mountains, theater at Shawnee Playhouse and an 18-hole par 71 golf course.

            To reserve your Pocono Indian Museum package, call 888-337-6966 or go to FernwoodResortPoconos.com. There you will find packages that include tickets to the Resort amenities plus nearby attractions, such as shopping at The Crossings Premium Outlets and hiking at Bushkill Falls.

Fernwood is located on Route 209 in Bushkill, PA adjacent to the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. Bertucci concludes, "We are very excited to be offering this new package that explores the history of indigenous Native Americans and expect many of our guests will find it interesting and educational." The Museum is open daily with no reservations required for the tour.

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Contact: Gina Bertucci - 570-588-6661 x2118 – gbertucci@bushkillgroup.com - 05/16/17