Tag: Old Jail

Get your Irish on in Jim Thorpe

Sure and Begorrah, Parade weekend in Jim Thorpe is bound to bring your Irish out. While the 19th annual Carbon County St. Patrick’s Day Parade doesn’t begin until 1 p.m. on Sunday, there’s lots of smiling for Irish eyes to do before then. Irish and… Continue Reading “Get your Irish on in Jim Thorpe”

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”

It’s sidewalk sale weekend in downtown Jim Thorpe

Jim Thorpe’s streets were made for walking. From the Train Station to the Old Jail and Race Street to the Opera House Square, Jim Thorpe’s merchants and residents will set up tables for the historic district’s 6th annual sidewalk sale today and tomorrow from… Continue Reading “It’s sidewalk sale weekend in downtown Jim Thorpe”

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”