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Borough 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 visitors.

4 Broadway Jim Thorpe , PA 18229
Phone: 570-325-3025
Web Site: http://www.carboncounty.com

 

Borough of Lehighton
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."

Constitution Ave Lehighton , PA 18235
Phone: 610-377-4002
Web Site: http://www.lehightonborough.com
E-mail: lehboro@postoffice.ptd.net

 

Borough of Palmerton
The Palmerton Borough. Borough Information · Council Committees · Fee Schedule · Helpful Information · Links · Telephone Numbers .

443 Delaware Ave Palmerton , PA 18071
Phone: 610-826-2505 | Fax: 610-826-4386
Web Site: http://palmertonpolice.ptd.net
E-mail: pmtnboro@ptd.net

 

Carbon County Courthouse
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.

4 Broadway Jim Thorpe , PA 18229
Phone: 570-325-3611
Web Site: http://www.carboncourts.com
E-mail: info@carboncourts.com

 

Greater Honesdale Partnership
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

303 Commercial St Honesdale , PA 18431
Phone: 570-253-5492 | Fax: 570-253-5491
Web Site: http://www.honesdale.com
E-mail: ghp@honesdale.com

 

Hawley Walking Tours
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.

Route 6 Hawley , PA 18428
Phone: 570-226-3191
E-mail: hlwchamber@ptd.net

 

Historic Stone Row
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.

25-57 Race Street Jim Thorpe , PA 18229
Toll-Free: 888JIMTHORPE
Web Site: http://www.pacoalhistory.com
E-mail: webmaster@pacoalhistory.com


 

Honesdale Walking Tours
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.

Main Street Honesdale , PA 18431
Phone: 570-253-1960
Web Site: http://honesdaleonline.com/

 

Jacob Stroud Corporation
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.

10 North 7th Street Stroudsburg , PA 18360
Phone: 570-424-9131
Web Site: http://www.stroudsburg.net
E-mail: stroudsburg@stroudsburg.net

 

Jefferson 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.

Route 209 Jim Thorpe , PA 18229
Web Site: http://www.pacoalhistory.com/things_to_do/landmarks.html
E-mail: webmaster@pacoalhistory.com

 

Jim 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.

Broadway & Race Streets Jim Thorpe , PA 18229
Phone: 570-325-5810
Web Site: http://www.jimthorpe.org
E-mail: info@jimthorpe.org

 

Lehigh Coal & Navigation Building
Co-founder Josiah White, Lehigh Canal Navigation turned anthracite deposits into profits.

One Susquehanna Street Jim Thorpe , PA 18229
Phone: 570-325-3673
Web Site: www.cr.nps.gov/nr/travel/delaware/leh.htm

 

Mauch 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

41 West Broadway Street Jim Thorpe , PA 18229
Phone: 570-325-9190
Web Site: http://www.mauchchunkmuseum.org
E-mail: Discover@mauchchunkmuseum.org

 

Mauch 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.

14 West Broadway Jim Thorpe , PA 18229
Phone: 570-325-4439 | Fax: 570-325-4567Web Site: http://www.mauchchunkoperahouse.com
E-mail: info@mauchchunkoperahouse.com

 

Old Mauch Chunk Nat'l Historic District
The Old Mauch Chunk Historic District features many historic buildings and sites. Self-guided tours are available.

Broadway and Race Street Jim Thorpe , PA 18229
Phone: 570-325-9190
Web Site: http://www.cr.nps.gov/nr/travel/delaware/mau.htm
E-mail: mcmcc@ptd.net

 

Pike 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).

608 Broad Street Milford , PA 18337
Phone: 570-296-8126
Web Site: http://www.pikehistory.org
E-mail: pchsl@pikeonline.net

 

Sherman Theater
Historic downtown theater featuring live music, art, and plays. Showcasing local and national talent. Available for private events, screenings, parties, etc.
524 Main Street Stroudsburg , PA 18360

Phone: 570-420-2808
Web Site: http://beta.asoundstrategy.com/shermantheater/
E-mail: info@shermantheater.com

 

Steamtown 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

150 S. 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
E-mail: bill_nalevanko@nps.gov

 

Stroud Mansion Museum
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 Association.

900 Main Street Stroudsburg , PA 18360
Phone: 570-421-7703
Web Site: http://www.mcha-pa.org/stroud.html
E-mail: mcha@ptd.net

 

Stroudsburg Walking Tours
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 local landmarks.

Main Street Stroudsburg , PA 18360
Phone: 570-421-7703
Web Site: http://www.mcha-pa.org
E-mail: mcha@ptd.net

 

Walking 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).

Harford and Broad Streets Milford , PA 18337
Phone: 570-296-8700
Web Site: http://www.pikechamber.com
E-mail: info@pikechamber.com

 

Waymart 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.

PO Box 255 A 211 South St Waymart , PA 18472
Phone: 570-488-6476
Web Site: http://www.nps.gov/upde/D&HEduc/wahsprog.htm
E-mail: janev@socantel.com

 

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