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Umphrey’s McGee Jim Thorpe

Performing live on March 21 2019 at Penn's Peak in PA Words and Music by Brett Armstrong ...

moe. at Penn’s Peak-February 2nd, 2017

moe. Penn's Peak, Jim Thorpe, PA February 2, 2017 Story by Christopher Snyder To submit a review or story for consideration hit us at lmnandr@gmail.com Check out the Live...

Greensky Bluegrass and Fruition

Greensky Bluegrass & Fruition Penn's Peak Jim Thorpe, PA January 26 2017 by Christopher Snyder     Check out the full gallery of photos by Christopher Holland here. To submit a...

Umphrey’s McGee at Penn’s Peak-January 22nd, 2017

Umphrey's McGee Penn's Peak Jim Thorpe, PA January 22, 2017 Story by Christopher Snyder Photos by Christopher Holland To submit a review or story for consideration hit us at lmnandr@gmail.com Check out...

Mauch Chunk Opera House

Mauch Chunk Opera House

Jim Thorpe, PA

 

Nestled in the Pocono Mountains of Eastern Pennsylvania is a small town made famous by changing their town's name to honor one of America's greatest athletes, Jim Thorpe. Though he was not from there, the town was inspired by his accomplishments and took his name. In the late 1800s when the area was still known as Mauch Chunk, the community came together and decided to build a building for community events, town hall, and local market. Over the years that building has been renovated many times and is the current Opera House for the area. As not too many operas are heading through NEPA, for decades it has housed concerts for the community.

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