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Address: Packer Hill Drive, P.O. Box 108, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
Phone Number: (570) 325-3229
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11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Things in this place you may never see anywhere in the world. From history of the owners to the house they built and lived in.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
Ira C
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Mountville, Pennsylvania
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Mountville, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Things in this place you may never see anywhere in the world. From history of the owners to the house they built and lived in.

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Maryland
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54 reviews 54 reviews
3 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

This is the second time I've been. My wife and I went once last September. We talked another couple into going with us. We were going to leave to go back home right after the tour, and it was clear that our friends were anxious to get on the road and really weren't sold on doing the tour. At the... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

We really enjoyed touring both homes...the guides were wonderful and informative...its definitely something you should do in Jim Thorpe.

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Philadelphia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Guide provided an informative tour- 95 % of house is original contents. Not handicapped accessible for most of the tour- many stairs and narrow passages.

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Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Enjoyed the visit to this historic mansion and the history it possesses. Very rich in regional history and enlightening.

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Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
16 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

This past fall we took friends here for a bit of history. We were pleasantly surprised how informative our tour guide was and how interesting it was! Highly recommend checking it out!

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Marlton, New Jersey
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

The tour is more interesting than one would expect, we've been here twice in order to really take it all in. Jim Thorpe (Mauch Chunk) has much more of a history than one might realize and reminds me very much of the history of Bar Harbor, ME. The view from the hill is really beautiful too, but a word of... More 

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Grove City, Ohio
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

The mansions is worth your time. They have wine and limited food on certain days and it is nice to sit on the carved stone porch and speculate what the other half lived like.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

closed for the season i guess... website said it was open, even called and no one answered the phone. wanted to visit this place, but couldn't. found other things to do.

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Bar Hill, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Loved all. It feels like owners still somewhere around. You can feel history in the air. Exiting family story . Such interested people. I have been to Europe castles, and have experience to compare. Would go again

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