Tag: Josiah White Park

It’s all about the man

If it’s the third weekend in May, it’s time to celebrate the man, athlete and Olympic legend, Jim Thorpe. The Annual Jim Thorpe Birthday Celebration will be held on Saturday, May 18 and Sunday, May 19 at the Josiah White Park (train station) in…

Happy Birthday Jim Thorpe

The 20th Annual Jim Thorpe Birthday Celebration takes place this weekend on Saturday, May 16 and Sunday, May 17. The people of Jim Thorpe are doing what they have always done – honor the man born on May 28, 1888 Jacobus Franciscus “Jim” Thorpe and…

Let them eat cake in Jim Thorpe

This first weekend of May not only marks the arrival of regular season train excursions with the Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway but also the start of National Tourism Week. What better place to celebrate than Jim Thorpe! Back in 1850, known then as Mauch…

Tonight’s Olde Time Christmas tree lighting honors hometown hero

Santa’s arrival by fire engine, Christmas trees, carolers and hometown heroes – the holiday season doesn’t get more All-American than the 33rd Annual Olde Time Christmas Festival in Jim Thorpe. Sponsored by the Jim Thorpe Tourism Agency, the festival will be held the first…

Jim Thorpe’s Fall party kicks off this weekend

It’s that magical time of year in Jim Thorpe when the mountains surrounding one of the most beautiful small town’s in America go technicolor. To celebrate, the Jim Thorpe Tourist Agency sponsors an annual festival the first three weekends of October with vendors, food, crafts…