Lackawaxen Roebling Bridge

Lackawaxen Roebling Bridge

I had posted a photo of the Roebling Bridge on Instagram and someone then inquired about its history. I searched PoconoSecrets.com for a past article and realized I had only mentioned it several times but never wrote a specific article…

Local Native Influence

Local Native Influence

Local Native Influence Have you ever wondered about the source of the name of a town you’ve traveled through or live in? The Pocono area was once rich in Native American culture. Much of the influence has disappeared. Although, there…

Top Ten Things To Do in August (especially when guests arrive)

Top Ten Things To Do in August (especially when guests arrive)

Top Ten Things to Do in August (especially when guests visit) Wayne County Fair – August 2-10. Demolition, Monster trucks, Livestock, Music, Food and MORE! Local fun for the whole family. Milford’s Festival of Wood – August 3-4 Hike! There…

Lackawaxen

Lackawaxen

Lackawaxen, the Leni Lenape word for Where Two Rivers Meet. Nestled in the northeast corner of Pennsylvania, this secret gem boasts the world’s most southern glacial lakes and communities like Rowland – Little Norway, Bohemia, Fawn Lake and Greeley. Greeley…

Ghosts in the Hawley Silk Mill

Ghosts in the Hawley Silk Mill

This month’s Pocono Secret is submitted by Jody Cunningham. She showed me the photo and I saw the face. I thought it would of interest to you. – Laurie   Is that a Face? In December of 2016 I was…

Kickin' it OLD SCHOOL

Kickin’ it OLD SCHOOL

One of my favorite finds last year was Old School Farm. I heard a few folks talking about it, so when I had company visiting for the weekend, I thought we’d check it out. We loved it so much, I…

The Everhart Museum

The Everhart Museum

Continuing my intention of visiting places that have been on my “to-do/to-go” list, this month brought me to the Everhart Museum in Scranton. Once again, I was pleasantly surprised! From dinosaurs to birds, photography, history and art, this museum is…

DVAA - Passing a Bright Torch

DVAA – Passing a Bright Torch

Vision. Warmth. Inclusive. These are the words that come to mind when I think of Elaine Giguere. I first met Elaine in 2003 and immediately felt her kindness and competence. Elaine has served as the Executive Director of the Delaware…

Steampunk

Steampunk

When I think of Steampunk, I think of the movie Wild Wild West with Will Smith and Kevin Kline. I also think of HG Wells and time machines. Steampunk is a genre that reflects 19th Century style and technology. It…