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Books and Links for Mauch Chunk / Jim Thorpe

Books:
We are aware of five books covering Mauch Chunk and the surrounding area. Two are available from Amazon. All are available from the Mauch Chunk Museum store - including some videos:

Jim Thorpe in the 20th Century (PA) (Images of America)
by John H. Drury, Joan Gilbert

bulletPaperback - B&W photos and text
bulletPublisher: Arcadia; (October 2004)
bulletISBN: 0738538604

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Jim Thorpe: (Mauch Chunk) (Images of America Series: Pennsylvania)
                             by John H. Drury, Joan Gilbert

bulletPaperback - two B&W photos per page of Mauch Chunk
bulletPublisher: Arcadia; (April 1992)
bulletASIN: 0738509639

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 Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania  "An Image Preserved"
                             by Donna J. Carney

bulletPaperback - B&W photos and building drawings of Mauch Chunk
bulletPrice - $6

 

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Life Along the Lehigh
                             by LeRoy C. Wilcox, Leonard S. Buscemi Sr. PhD

bulletPaperback - mostly text giving background to the Lehigh valley area, 5 pages on Mauch Chunk
bulletPublisher: Buscemi Enterprises; (2003)
bulletPrice - $17

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Smokestacks and Black Diamonds: A History of Carbon County, Pennsylvania
                             by Joan Campion
bulletPaperback - mostly text giving background to the Carbon County area, also contains B&W photos of Mauch Chunk
bulletPublisher: Canal History & Technology Press; (March 1998)
bulletISBN: 0930973194

Links:

Jim Thorpe Chamber of Commerce
website:      http://www.jimthorpe.org
phone:      (570) 325 5810
email:        info@jimthorpe.org
Jim Thorpe Area Chamber of Commerce can be contacted through PO Box 164 Jim Thorpe, PA 18229

Jim Thorpe Library (Dimmick Memorial Library)
website:    http://www.dimmicklibrary.org/
phone:      (570) 325 2131
email:       thorpepl@ptd.com
Dimmick Memorial Library, 54 Broadway, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229

The Jim Thorpe Network - with links to other sites
website:    http://www.jimthorpe.net/
phone:      (570) 325 8777
Mentors Inc, 5 West Broadway, Jim Thorpe PA 18229

Jim Thorpe Tourist Information
website:     http://www.jimthorpepa.com
email:        webmaster@jimthorpepa.com
Jim Thorpe Tourist Information is located in the old CNJ Station building in the Lehigh waterfront area.

Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway
website:    http://www.lgsry.com/index.html
phone:      (570) 325 8485
Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway, PO Box 91, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229

Mauch Chunk Historical Society
phone:      (570) 325 4439
email:        www.mauchchunkhistory.com
O
perates the Mauch Chunk Opera House.  contact through P.O. Box 273, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229

Mauch Chunk Museum & Cultural Centre / Visit Jim Thorpe
website:    http://mauchchunkmuseum.com/
website:    http://www.visitjimthorpe.com/new/history.htm
phone:      (570) 325 9190
The Mauch Chunk Museum 41 W. Broadway Jim Thorpe, PA 18229

Old Mauch Chunk HO-Scale Model Train Display and hobby and gift shop
website:    http://www.geocities.com/omchotd/
phone:      (570) 325 4371
email:       jttraindon@yahoo.com

Switchback Gravity Railroad Foundation, Inc
website:    http://www.switchbackgravityrr.org/
phone:      (570) 325 8255
email:       azagofsk@ptd.net
P.O. Box 73 Jim Thorpe, PA 18229-0073

Turn of the Century Mauch Chunk  - photos only
website:    http://www.catskillarchive.com/rrextra/mauchchk.Html


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