- Restored 19th-century Industrial Revolution mining town, tours & museum. Houses, 2 churches, a rectory, company store. “You load sixteen tons, what do you get?”Living history museum preserves 19th century Penn German heritage. Period dress, re-enactment of daily life on the farm.Art gallery/museum. Regional artists and the history of Delaware Water Gap. Open Sat/Sun afternoon, Memorial Day to Columbus Day.1863 Calvert Vaux building commissioned by James Pinchot, founder of the Am. Museum of Natural History, father to Gifford.Scenic tours on 25-mile train ride from Honesdale, birthplace of American railroad. Restored vintage cars, fall foliage tours.3-story 1860 Italianate Victorian mansion. Industrial Revolution opulence built by titan Asa Packer. Park at Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway lot and walk up the hill. Harry Packer Mansion next door.Weekend festival in Sept. Bagpipes, step dancing, Irish bands. Irish food, petting zoo, dog herding exhibition.Acoustically, there are none better. This Victorian-era opera house presents a wide range of live music with seating plus a large dance area.Historic district short walk from Milford. Early 1800’s buildings known as The Upper Mill. Houses one of the only turning waterwheels in PA. Self-guided tour, restaurant.Recreated 19th-century village. Catch a glimpse of history. There are special events throughout the year, and on summer weekends, several buildings are open to the public.Vintage coaches pulled by diesel engines. Narrated round-trips follow the Lehigh River over bridges and into the Lehigh Gorge State Park.Bring the kids to this 1870 schoolhouse to look at a day at school with eight grades taught by one teacher. Call for hours.100-year-old movie house, used for Black Bear Film Festival, Milford Readers & Writers Festival, Milford Music Festival, music performances, arthouse/indie screenings, and more.Former residence (1905-1918) of the writer of American westerns Zane Grey now maintained as a museum operated by the National Park Service. Open May-Oct.The story of Jim Thorpe from the formation of coal to the Lenape Indians, mining, Switchback Railroad, to renaming from the original Mauch Chunk.Frantz School was built in 1855 by Jacob Frantz, who lived on the nearby farm and wanted a place for his (and the area’s) children and future generations to go.2 floors of exhibits of people, places, and things that make up the history of Pike County, including Zane Grey, Virginia Kidd, and Chief Thundercloud.Tour one of the nation’s largest collection of American Dorflinger glass, displayed in the home of the founder. Located in the Dorflinger-Suydam Wildlife Sanctuary.The Pocono Indian Museum is dedicated to the history of the Delaware River Tribe know as the Lenape. Recorded audio tour guide, gift shop.The Old Jail Museum & Heritage Center is dedicated to preserving the 1871 jail and to the history of the Molly Maguires.The mid-1880s Cresco Train Station has become a museum and a sort of shrine to this early United States form of transportation. Open Sunday afternoons, call first.2020 © Go Pogo Inc. All Rights Reserved.