More than 250 photos, anecdotal text, and historical perspectives reveal the majesty and beauty of this vital East Coast water source. Explore hundreds of scenic locations from its beginning in the Catskill Mountains to its journey through the Delaware Bay and drainage into the Atlantic Ocean. Along its path, the Delaware touches the lives of millions of people in four states. Stand on the spot where the river begins in Hancock, New York; where George Washington and his army crossed the river in 1776 to defeat the Hessians at Trenton, New Jersey; where William Penn founded the colony that bears his name; and so much more. Visit one of the nation's premier national parks, the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area with its magnificent vistas, waterfalls, creeks, mountains, and valleys. See Center City Philadelphia and the river from the perspective of the city's tallest building.
About the Author
Will Daniel, an adjunct journalism instructor at Virginia Commonwealth University, has spent years traveling the Eastern Seaboard of the United States capturing the beauty of the region's rivers in images and words. His work includes his photographs, writing, historical photographs, and research-based historical narrative.