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The Annexe

The Annexe

The Annexe
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The Odd Poem Mair Odd Poems Even Odder Poems
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Odd Poems

A world in verse.
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An open or shut case?

This was our second visit to the township of Jim Thorpe – named after one of America’s athletic greats. The original name was Mauch Chunk, but Jim Thorpe’s widow allowed them to bury Jim, if they changed the name of the town. So, they buried Jim way up the road at the edge of town, and have been arguing over the name ever since.

Would they have been as keen if the great athlete had been named Richard Head? Dick for short. Possibly not …

Jim Thorpe
Jim Thorpe Parking
Jim Thorpe – weekends only!
Jim Thorpe – Repurposed junk.
Jim Thorpe Theatre
Jim Thorpe OR Mauch Chunk Theatre

As I mentioned in the previous post, most of the visitor attractions were either shut, or selling trendy arty-farty crap. The museum is worth visiting. We did that the last time – so gave it a miss, this time around. Disappointing.

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