EXACTLY WHERE ARE THE POCONOS?

EXACTLY WHERE ARE THE POCONOS?

Originally from Connecticut, I spent many years enjoying the natural beauty of Pike and Wayne counties. I often wondered if I was near the Pocono Mountains. There are no signs that welcome you to The Pocono Mountains or to indicate…

JFK - MARY GIFFORD PINCHOT - CONSPIRACY

JFK – MARY GIFFORD PINCHOT – CONSPIRACY

At the turn of the twentieth century, Gifford Pinchot was one of America’s leading advocates of environmental conservation. Born into wealth and endowed with imagination and a love of nature, he shared his money, possessions and intellect to further the…

SHOHOLA GLEN HOTEL - ROHMAN'S

SHOHOLA GLEN HOTEL – ROHMAN’S

In Shohola – which is the native word for Place of Peace – you’ll find Rohman’s Bar and Grill. Once called the Shohola Glen Hotel, Rohmans Inn was established in 1849. A favorite destination for New York City dwellers, a round…

HARRY PACKER MUSEUM INSPIRES WALT DISNEY’S HAUNTED MANSION

HARRY PACKER MUSEUM INSPIRES WALT DISNEY’S HAUNTED MANSION

  Is it true that the Harry Packer Mansion in Jim Thorpe was the inspiration for Walt Disney’s Haunted Mansion?  Here is a photo of the mansions side by side. Hmmmmmm, maybe the Disney designer was inspired by the Harry…