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Historic Tour/Hike of Jim Thorpe

Historic Tour/Hike of Jim Thorpe

Duration:3.5 hours total
Languages:Offered in English
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About your host

I'm a local business owner/resident and long time visitor to Jim Thorpe. I spent my summers as a child growing up rafting down the Lehigh river during the day and chasing ghosts in historic downtown at night. I've always been interested in the history of Jim Thorpe, from how it received it's namesake, to the harrowing story of the Molly McGuire's, to the gravity railroad and so much more. I…
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What we’ll do

We'll meet in Josiah White Park right in front of the train station and start our tour by heading up Broad Street in downtown Jim Thorpe. We'll pass by and discuss various historical landmarks including the Inn, Race Street and Stone row, as well as the old Jail. We'll then start to move out of town by joining up with the historic switchback railroad trail and heading up up to the top of Mt…

What to bring

Backpack
Water bottle
Sunscreen
Snacks
Camara

Where you'll be

Locations that will be visited may include but are not limited to : The Inn at Jim Thorpe, Race street/stone row, Broadway, the old jail, the switchback railroad trail, Mt. Pisgah, Upper Mauch Chunk Cemetery, as well as the Harry and Asa Packer mansions.

Guest safety

Outdoor activities carry risks, and you may be exposed to dangerous situations as part of this experience. Make sure you can participate safely given your abilities and the conditions (such as location, weather, and equipment).

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

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Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 10 and up can attend. Guests should be ready for an uphill walk/hike and to wear the appropriate clothing for the season.

What to bring

Backpack

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Historic Tour/Hike of Jim Thorpe
New experience
£13/person
New experience
£13/person