Go deeper into the history of each park with scholarly articles and essays from Oxford University Press, freely available for the centennial year.
Hawks of Hawk-Hollow, TheA Tradition of Pennsylvania. Romance by R.M. Bird, published in 1835, and anonymously dramatized in 1841.
At the Delaware Water Gap in Pennsylvania, in 1780, there is a feud between the Gilbert and Falconer families. Years before, Colonel Richard Falconer seduced Jessie Gilbert, and her brothers, a wild group known as the Hawks, vowed revenge but fled during the Revolution.