PO Box 164

Jim Thorpe, PA 18229

info@jimthorpe.org

© 2019 Jim Thorpe Tourism Agency

HISTORIC ATTRACTIONS

Asa Packer Mansion

The Mansion was the home of philanthropist, railroad magnate, and founder of Lehigh University, Asa Packer.  Built in 1861, the home was constructed over a span of two years and cost a total of $14,000 dollars.  The home consists of 3 stories, 18 rooms and approximately 11,000 square feet of living space.

 

ADDRESS: Packer Hill Ave, Jim Thorpe PA 18229

PHONE: 570-325-3229

St. Mark's and St. John's Episcopal Church

Join us for worship, Sundays, at 8:00 and 9:30 a.m. plus the second Saturday of each month at 6:30 p.m. Contact the parish at 570-325-2241 for information regarding tours of this beautiful 19th century church.

ADDRESS: 21 Race Street, Jim Thorpe PA 18229

PHONE: 570-325-2241

Old Jail Museum

Join an escorted tour of the historic Old Jail’s hallways Cell 17 with its mysterious hand print on the wall the gallows on which seven accused coal miners known as Molly Maguires were hanged and the eerie dungeon solitary confinement cells Don’t forget to check out our great gift shop.

 

ADDRESS: 128 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe PA 18229

PHONE: 570-325-5259

Mauch Chunk Museum

The theme of the museum’s core exhibition is “The Story of Mauch Chunk”, which leads the visitors through the ages from the geological formation of coal in prehistoric times to the present. 

 

ADDRESS: 41 W Broadway, Jim Thorpe PA 18229

PHONE: 570-325-9190

No. 9 Coal & Mine Museum

Opened in 1855, No. 9 Coal Mine, located in Lansford, Pennsylvania is the world's oldest continuously operated anthracite coal mine! Closed in 1972, the mine was re-opened as a heritage tourism attraction in 2002. Today visitors ride safely by train 1600 feet into the mountainside, to see and experience first hand what it was like for our fathers and grandfathers to work underground over the past 200 years.

 

ADDRESS: 9 Dock Street, Lansford PA 18232

PHONE: 570-645-7074

Eckley Miners' Village

Eckley Miners’ Village educates the public about the story of anthracite coal mining along with patch towns and their residents through the preservation and exploration of the site and its collection. Eckley Miners’ Village is administered by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission and is actively supported by the Eckley Miners’ Village Associates which is a non-profit community based organization. 

 

ADDRESS: 2 Eckley Back Road, Weatherly, PA 18255

PHONE: 570-636-2070

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