Tag: Josiah White Park

Summer season kicks off in Jim Thorpe

There were days, nay weeks, possibly even months this past winter that we doubted summer would ever come but it’s here and so are all the familiar sites and sounds that beckon tourists all summer long. The train whistle will be blowing as the… Continue Reading “Summer season kicks off in Jim Thorpe”

Happy Earth Day

The gateway to the Pocono Mountains, Jim Thorpe’s landscape, energy, residents and visitors alike make it a special place to celebrate and appreciate this magnificent planet. First celebrated on April 22, 1970, Earth Day was a national call to protect the environment. Some 44 years later, it’s celebrated… Continue Reading “Happy Earth Day”

Happy Birthday Jim Thorpe

This weekend the town of Jim Thorpe honors the man Jim Thorpe, the athlete of the century. Despite the lawsuit and subsequent debate, the people of Jim Thorpe are doing what they’ve always done – honor the man born on May 28, 1888 Jacobus… Continue Reading “Happy Birthday Jim Thorpe”

Spring full of fun in Jim Thorpe

The forsythia, lilacs and trees are beginning to bloom in Jim Thorpe, just in time to celebrate Saturday’s Earth Day Festival and a whole lot more fun. While there’ll be concerts at the Josiah White Park, Dimmick Memorial Library and outside the Mauch Chunk… Continue Reading “Spring full of fun in Jim Thorpe”

Jim Thorpe bids Two for the Road a fond farewell

Business owners and residents gathered at the Josiah White Park on Monday to thank Rand McNally and USA Today Best of Road judges Dusty and Nikki Green for visiting Jim Thorpe – the first town on their tour of Most Beautiful Small Town in… Continue Reading “Jim Thorpe bids Two for the Road a fond farewell”