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We enjoyed our time looking at all the original artifacts in the mansion. I was a little surprised they let you walk on some of the original carpets. They had throw rugs over the area instead if something that fully covered the rug. Some beautiful...More
Thank you to the Lions club and our tour guide Jim for preserving this excellent Mansion and our local part of history. Our tour was awesome. Jim's enthusiasm and memory for details was fantastic. We had a large group and all really learned a lot...More
We enjoyed a lovely day in Jim Thorpe. A nice walk followed by a terrific lunch (Stella’s) then the tour of the mansion. What it lacks in scale it makes up for with grandiosity! Gold leaf, crystal, amazing wood work and all the modern conveniences...More
We just want to thank our tour guide for all his knowledge and enthusiasm for this mansion and the family who lived there. I forgot this man's name which is not uncommon for me but I always remember someone's story and his was really an...More
This house which was built by Asa Packer, the founder of Lehigh University, has been maintained intact with all the original furnishings. Our tour guide, who was very knowledgeable and friendly, took us through the entire house Very enjoyable and a must see while in...More
If you enjoy history this is the place to visit. When you enter from the porch you leave the present behind and visit the late 1800’s. The docent was knowledgeable and friendly as she led us through this beautiful mansion. The house is as it...More
The location is beautiful and the house is probably better preserved than most places we have visited. The tour was 60-70 minutes and too long in our opinion - a 20 minute tour would have sufficed. The house is closed off so it’s tough to...More
After a leisurely train ride on LSR we went up to tour the Asa Packer Mansion. It was a sweltering 90 plus day but the silver storage room was cool!
Kathy was a wonderful tour guide, she was informative and friendly. The house is full...More