Sunday, October 20, 2013

Jim Thorpe - Overlook

Jim Thorpe Overlook from Flagstaff Rd

Jim Thorpe is a picturesque village in Carbon County and is called the "Gateway to the Poconos".  The town is an active recreation hub as well the host for seasonal festivals. 

Mill Pond - Poconos PA

Mill Pond in Poconos PA
Beautiful autumn weekend in the Poconons. Mill Pond is located in the Saw Creek Estates Community.

Saturday, October 19, 2013

Fulmer Falls - Childs Park

Fulmer Falls - Childs Park Rec Area

The site is named for George W. Childs a noted philanthropist, whose widow deeded the land to the commonwealth of Pennsylvania in 1912. The George W. Childs Recreation Site is a former start park and now part of the Delaware Water Gap National Park. It is located in Dingmans Ferry in Delaware Township, Pike County, PA. 

A mile or so of trails, boardwalks and steps meander down the gorge to the three main waterfalls: Factory Falls, Fulmer Falls and Deer Leap Falls. These falls are just a few miles upstream from Dingmans Falls and Silverthread Falls. The site also host the ruins of Joseph Brooks' 19th century wool mill. 

Saturday, October 5, 2013

Gruber Wagon Works - Berks Heritage Center

The Berks Heritage Festival was the reason to get out on a beautiful fall day.

A beautiful venue along the Tulpehocken Creek was the back drop for numerous crafters, food, entertainment, historians and tours of the Canal Building and Gruber Wagon Works.

Free admission with a $5 parking donation was the entrance fee.