Tag: Molly Maguires

Music, Rafting and Remembrance this weekend in Jim Thorpe

There’s something for everyone this weekend in Jim Thorpe, the Gateway to the Pocono Mountains. With temperatures expected in the 70s and low 80s, it should be picture perfect. If fast water is your thing, a dam release this weekend, should make for fantastic… Continue Reading “Music, Rafting and Remembrance this weekend in Jim Thorpe”

Another Irish weekend in Jim Thorpe

With the Tartan Terrors and the Manhattan Lyric Opera bookending shows at the Mauch Chunk Opera House this St. Patrick’s Day weekend, there is still lots to celebrate for folks of Irish descent in Jim Thorpe. Led by Grand Marshal Peggy Sue O’Donnell, her… Continue Reading “Another Irish weekend in Jim Thorpe”

Irish eyes will be smiling in Jim Thorpe this weekend

Waking to birdsong on the first of March means not only that spring is around the corner but also that pipe bands will soon be marching down Broadway in Jim Thorpe for the 16th annual Carbon County St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Sponsored by the… Continue Reading “Irish eyes will be smiling in Jim Thorpe this weekend”

Remembering the Day of the Rope

The Ancient Order of Hibernians  remembered and prayed for the Molly Maguires on Saturday during the annual Day of the Rope Mass at the Old Jail and Museum where the Mollies were put to death 135 years ago. The sashed AOH members and others… Continue Reading “Remembering the Day of the Rope”

Judges will find more than beauty in Jim Thorpe

  Victorian architecture and incredible vistas – Jim Thorpe has plenty of both to enjoy all year long. This weekend, however, a wide variety of events are taking place that exemplify why the town nestled in the mountains and in the running for Most… Continue Reading “Judges will find more than beauty in Jim Thorpe”