Month: May 2012

Are you ready for summer in Jim Thorpe?

The clip, clop of horse hooves down Race Street, the train whistle’s all-aboard toot and the Faculty Brass rendition of La Bamba floating through the air can mean only one thing – the summer season has officially begun in Jim Thorpe. Flags were flown…

Jim Thorpe celebrates Jim Thorpe

Jim Thorpe – the town – celebrates Jim Thorpe – the man – this weekend for the 16th annual Jim Thorpe Birthday Celebration. On Saturday, May 20 and Sunday, May 21, the town bearing the legendary Olympian’s name remembers both the history and the…

Jim Thorpe celebrates fourth annual Art Festival and Cinco de Mayo

If a picture is worth a thousand words, the image of the borough of Jim Thorpe appearing as you drive around the Lehigh Gorge must be worth a million. This weekend art lovers will flock to the picturesque Victorian town for the Jim Thorpe…