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Poconos Destinations: Jim Thorpe is Much More Than Quaint Shops and Interesting Architecture

Posted by John Holahan on Oct 2, 2017 2:00:00 PM

People around the Poconos know that the town of Jim Thorpe is a great place to wander the streets enjoying great food, quaint shops, and fascinating architecture. But there’s so much more to see in this beautiful Poconos borough. The town was originally established as Mauch Chunk in 1818 but was renamed after the Native American Olympic medalist Jim Thorpe in 1953. Click here to read a bit more about the fascinating history of this beautiful Poconos town.

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Topics: Poconos Lifestyle, things to do in Poconos, exploring Jim Thorpe, Poconos Homes

Favorite Outdoor Getaways in the Poconos

Posted by John Holahan on May 4, 2016 7:00:00 AM

One of the best things about owning a home in the Poconos is that there are so many good reasons to leave home (even if it’s only for a while). Enjoying the great outdoors is a huge part of the Poconos experience—and around here, the outdoors really are great!

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Topics: outdoor activities in Poconos, things to do in Poconos, Poconos Homes

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