Founder's/Congressman's Home - Oldest in town - 4BR Founder/Congressman's House - Oldest house in Jim Thorpe.

$125-395/night
Allows pets Internet Lake Mountain (more...)

This was the house of the great Josiah White. Everything you see in Jim Thorpe and beyond is because of him. His achievements include:

Built the switchback/gravity railroad that Jim Thorpe is famous for. Became the second most popular tourist attraction in USA for decades.
Made his fortune in his 20s, in Philadelphia. His second fortune on the Schuylkill, His third fortune in Jim Thorpe area.
Built the canals from Jim Thorpe to Easton. Then took over completing the canals down to Philadelphia.
A primary enabler of the Industrial Revolution. Allentown, Bethlehem, Easton, Bethlehem Steel and others grew up because of his canals and coal shipments and ironworks.
Inventor, Industrialist, Genius, Pioneer.
His coal company was the most important American company in the first half of 1800s. It employed up to 11,000.
His coal company is the world's first "vertical" company.
Invented the world's first wire suspension bridge (like Golden Gate or Brooklyn Bridge), in 1816
Founder of 7 towns.
Owned/Sold Philadelphia its primary water supply (Fairmount Dam and Waterworks.
Only American to own a major river (the 102 mile Lehigh you see in Jim Thorpe, PA)

An actress and a writer, we are honored to offer these unique spaces. We look forward to your stay!

We offer a variety of tours on our site MountainManJourneys.com. They will start summer this year.
Property Type Townhome in a building
House Rules
  • Children welcome
  • Infants welcome
  • Pets considered
  • Smoking not allowed
  • Wheelchair inaccessible
  • Minimum age of primary renter: 23
  • Long term rental allowed
Setting & View
  • Mountain View
  • Lake
  • River
  • Mountain
  • Rural
  • Town
  • Village
General
  • Internet
  • Air Conditioning
  • Central Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Hot Water
  • Private Living Room
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Wifi
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Laptop Friendly
  • Basic Soaps
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Hangers
  • Private Entrance
  • Lock On Bedroom Door
Kitchen
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Spices/Pantry Items
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Freezer
  • Kettle
  • Pots & Pans
Entertainment
  • Television
  • Satellite/Cable
  • Books
Outdoor
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Deck/Patio (uncovered)
  • Balcony/Terrace
  • Lawn/Garden
  • Bicycles
  • Kayak/Canoe
  • Walkable to Park/Playground
  • Private Yard
Theme
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
Attractions
  • Coin Laundry
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Museums
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours
Leisure
  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling/Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Sledding
  • Boating
  • Shopping
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Water Sports
Sports & Adventure
  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting
Expectations
  • Requires Stairs
  • Limited Parking
  • Surveillance
Season Night Rate
Off Peak VRs
1/4 - 5/19
$245.00
Night
$245.00
Spring MH
1/8 - 6/14
$245.00
Night
$245.00
Autumn MH
9/16 - 12/7
$245.00
Night
$245.00
December MH
12/7 - 1/7
$245.00
Night
$245.00
Standard
(outside seasons above)
$245.00
Night
$245.00