Mauch Chunk Historical Society of Jim Thorpe, PA preserves and
interprets our region's history by providing a focal point for
culture, entertainment and the arts in our community to enrich
the lives of current and future generations of residents and
In 1954, the towns of Mauch Chunk and
East Mauch Chunk united to form the borough of Jim Thorpe — to
honor the World's Greatest Athlete.
W E L C O M
The 1882 Opera House has been preserved
and restored by the membership of the Mauch
Chunk Historical Society.
Through your support, the MCHS will
continue to improve the Opera House and promote other
Mauch Chunk Opera House offers a wide
variety of musical entertainment. See our schedule here.