Downtown Shopping Districts
of Jim Thorpe
Was originally named Mauch Chunk, and in 1827, became the terminus of
America's longest railroad, nine miles in length. In 1870 this line changed
from coal hauling to passenger excursion service exclusively to become
a part of the extremely popular Mauch Chunk Switchback Railroad. Mauch
Chunk, renamed Jim Thorpe in 1954, has been host to four generations of
Jim Thorpe , PA 18229
Web Site: http://www.carboncounty.com
In 1784 Col. Jacob Weiss purchased 700 acres between what is now Parryille
and Long Run, In 1972 the town of Lehighton was planned west of the Lehigh
River. The new town was named after the Lehigh River, which is derived
from the Indian word Lecla" of left fork of the river."
Ave Lehighton , PA 18235
Web Site: http://www.lehightonborough.com
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Ave Palmerton , PA 18071
Phone: 610-826-2505 | Fax: 610-826-4386
Web Site: http://palmertonpolice.ptd.net
Built in 1893; woven in the historic tapestry of the Molly Maguires. This
site is a Victorian lovers dream, refurbished in 1993 but also leaving
original Victorian furnishings.
Jim Thorpe , PA 18229
Web Site: http://www.carboncourts.com
The Greater Honesdale Partnership invites you to enjoy historic Honesdale.
Honesdale's Main Street is full of architectural treasures and features
many beautiful buildings that date from 1800s. Our Main Street is eight
blocks long and is all within easy walking distance. Main Street is alive
with nice retail shops, as well as cozy restaurants. Honesdale's beautiful
Central Park is located overlooks Wayne County's historic Courthouse
St Honesdale , PA 18431
Phone: 570-253-5492 | Fax: 570-253-5491
Web Site: http://www.honesdale.com
A pristine two-mile walk begins at the perimeter of Bingham Park, proceeding
beside Lackawaxen River through the Riverside Park Natural Area, and continuing
past the historic buildings and shops of Church Street and Main Ave.
6 Hawley , PA 18428
Asa Packer built these sixteen row house for engineers and foremen of
the Lehigh Valley Railroad. The three story row houses were individualized
by variations in dormer, bay window, and door and window trim. At one
time there was thirteen millionaires living in Carbon County.
Race Street Jim Thorpe , PA 18229
Web Site: http://www.pacoalhistory.com
Named after Phillip Hone, former Mayor of New York and president of the
Delaware and Hudson Canal Company. Honesdale was laid out in 1826 and
was originally known as Dybery Forks. The town was incorporated in 1831.
The main purpose for existence was to have a terminal for canal barges
that carried coal to New York City markets. At one time Honesdale had
the largest stockpile of coal in the world.
Street Honesdale , PA 18431
Web Site: http://honesdaleonline.com/
Downtown Stroudsburg. Your destination for everything from distinctive
dining to fine arts. Dazzling shopping to every little down right doohickey.
Downtown Stroudsburg. A distinctly different place.
7th Street Stroudsburg , PA 18360
Web Site: http://www.stroudsburg.net
Plane Crossover & Engineering
Co-founder of the Lehigh Coal & Navigation Company. In the 1820's
designed a railroad that ran by gravity, used to transport tons of coal
across rugged mountains.
209 Jim Thorpe , PA 18229
Web Site: http://www.pacoalhistory.com/things_to_do/landmarks.html
Thorpe Walking Tours
Self guided tour of the Jim Thorpe historic district that dates back to
1816. This truly picturesque town entwined in its eccentric past of millionaires
and miners, money and misery, church bells and seam whistles stays with
you when you leave and draws you back.
& Race Streets Jim Thorpe , PA 18229
Web Site: http://www.jimthorpe.org
Coal & Navigation Building
Co-founder Josiah White, Lehigh Canal Navigation turned anthracite deposits
Street Jim Thorpe , PA 18229
Web Site: www.cr.nps.gov/nr/travel/delaware/leh.htm
Chunk Museum & Cultural Center
The Museum is housed in the former St. Paul's Methodist Church building
in the Jim Thorpe Historic District. Constructed in 1843 of red brick
with high ornate ceiling, the church is a magnificent example of Victorian
ecclesiastical architecture. The museum contains working Switchback Railroad
and canal lock models as well as museum of history of Mauch Chunk and
a display of Jim Thorpe
Broadway Street Jim Thorpe , PA 18229
Web Site: http://www.mauchchunkmuseum.org
Chunk Opera House
The historic Mauch Chunk Opera House is an architectural jewel in Carbon
County. Live performance and cultural events delight music lover and theater
goers n an intimate space with excellent acoustics.
Broadway Jim Thorpe , PA 18229
Phone: 570-325-4439 | Fax: 570-325-4567Web Site: http://www.mauchchunkoperahouse.com
Mauch Chunk Nat'l Historic District
The Old Mauch Chunk Historic District features many historic buildings
and sites. Self-guided tours are available.
and Race Street Jim Thorpe , PA 18229
Web Site: http://www.cr.nps.gov/nr/travel/delaware/mau.htm
County Historical Society & Columns Museum
Museum of Pike County artifacts. Home of the Lincoln Flag. Located at
The Columns, 608 Broad Street in Milford, Pennsylvania, the Society welcomes
visitors to the museum during regularly scheduled hours, 1:00 to 4:00
p.m., Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday (April 1st to June 30th), (September
1st to November 30th) and Wednesday - Sunday (July 1st to August 31st).
Street Milford , PA 18337
Web Site: http://www.pikehistory.org
Historic downtown theater featuring live music, art, and plays. Showcasing
local and national talent. Available for private events, screenings, parties,
524 Main Street Stroudsburg , PA 18360
Web Site: http://beta.asoundstrategy.com/shermantheater/
National Historic Site
All aboard Steamtown National Historic Site! Open year-round, the site
offers endless opportunities to enjoy a nostalgic journey through railroading's
colorful past. A fully operating roundhouse, turn...more information
Washington Avenue Scranton , PA 18503
Toll-Free: 888-693-9391 Phone: 570-340-5200 | Fax: 570-340-5340
Web Site: http://www.nps.gov/stea
Built in 1795 by Stroudsburg. Founder, Jacob Stroud it is the finest Georgian-style
architecture in the Monroe County. The Mansion houses the Elizabeth D.
Walter Library; it has a extensive and unique collection of family records
and genealogical information and is the home of the Monroe County Historical
Street Stroudsburg , PA 18360
Web Site: http://www.mcha-pa.org/stroud.html
This walking tour is intended to guide you on your own discovery of our
historic treasures. At a leisurely pace, this is about a 60-minute walk.
To make the walk shorter, focus on just the National Register sites and
Street Stroudsburg , PA 18360
Web Site: http://www.mcha-pa.org
Tours of Historic Milford
Self-guided tour of the Milford historic district that dates back to 1733.
Strolling these tree-lined streets fills you with peace, beauty, and a
touch of nostalgia. (A section of Broad and Harford Streets receive designation
as National Historic District in 1999).
and Broad Streets Milford , PA 18337
Web Site: http://www.pikechamber.com
Area Historical Society
The historical society is in the process of restoring the only remaining
gravity railroad depot of the historic Delaware and Hudson (D&H) Canal
Company. Built in 1875, the structure was originally on the site of plane
#7, where coal was stockpiled during the winter months. The location became
known as weigh-market, and later Waymart, because coal was weighed there.
255 A 211 South St Waymart , PA 18472
Web Site: http://www.nps.gov/upde/D&HEduc/wahsprog.htm