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Explore the History of the Delaware Indians

Sunday, November 1, 2015

BUSHKILL, PA (Winter 2016) – The Villas and Fernwood Resort has partnered with the Pocono Indian Museum to offer an overnight package that includes tickets to the self guided Pocono Indian Museum Tour and accommodations in a studio villa. Gina Bertucci, spokesperson for The Villas and Fernwood 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 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 $99 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 are 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, 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, and gaming at Mt. Airy Casino.

To reserve your Pocono Indian Museum package, call 888-337-6966 or go to There you will find packages that include tickets to the amenities plus nearby attractions. The Villas and 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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