Pocono Indian Museum
The Pocono Indian Museum illustrates the history and culture of the Delaware based tribe of Native Americans. The museum displays historical artifacts, including authentic tools and weapons. Through it's exhibits and information, the museum demonstrates the story of the Delaware Native Americans and provides replica items for purchase.
Backstory and Context
The Pocono Indian Museum prides itself on being the only Northern Pennsylvania establishment to showcase the Delaware Tribe's history. Along with significant local artifacts, such as weapons, tools, and pottery, the museum illustrates the Tribe's progression, beginning in 10,500 B.C.E. The museum demonstrates the Tribe's interaction with other Native American Tribes, Europeans, and white settlers. It also portrays the what the Tribe experienced during the American Revolution, and how the white settler impacted the Tribe's population and wellbeing.