Month: October 2012

Ghosts and gargoyles galore in Jim Thorpe

Another better late than never post. I’ve always wanted to meet a ghost…but only at the precise moment that I am ready to meet one and not a moment before. If you’d like to meet a ghost this weekend in Jim Thorpe, chances are…

Edgar Allen Poe visits the Rex House on Jim Thorpe’s historic Race Street

Last weekend’s lightning-streaked October sky was the perfect spark to ponder Halloween and other-worldly possibilities. Come midnight Friday, those possibilities will become reality on historic Race Street in Jim Thorpe, when Edgar Allen Poe will relinquish his grave for the beckoning Rex House, 29…

It’s Fall Foliage Festival time

Ready, set, October! Leaf peepers and festival goers flock to Jim Thorpe, the gateway to the Pocono Mountains, on October weekends each year for the Fall Foliage Festival, train rides, hayrides at Mauch Chunk Lake Park, as well as the popular Simon and Garfunkel…