Tag: Chapel of the Resurrection

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…

Gargoyles and gothic graves in Jim Thorpe

While the gruesome faces of gargoyles are among the things that occupy our imaginations and scare us around Halloween, they can be found in Jim Thorpe year round at the Upper Mauch Chunk Cemetery. There, fixed on the east side of the Memorial Chapel of…