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Local Getaway: Olde Time Christmas in Jim Thorpe

  Nestled in the Pocono mountains in Pennsylvania sits a small town called Jim Thorpe. Often referred to as the Switzerland of America or the Gateway to the Poconos, the town is most historically known for burying the body of Native American sports legend Jim Thorpe. Before it was named after the famous Olympian, it was known as Mauch Chunk- which is Native American for sleeping bear. The town came to