Hon. Albert Gallatin Brodhead house in Jim Thorpe, PA

Albert Gallatin Brodhead portrait, *between p. 260 and p. 261 of Historic Homes and Institutions and Genealogical and Personal Memoirs of the Lehigh Valley, PA – published in 1905

Coincidentally, I came upon this house while looking for another: the Jim Thorpe (previously known as Mauch Chunk) home of the Honorable Albert Gallatin Brodhead (1815-1891). It’s a beautiful three-story Victorian brick home that has a wonderful tiered rear garden. The verbiage written by the realtor mentions that the home was initially in the possession of the Lockhart family; a Lockhart daughter married a son of Asa Packer.

To view the home, click here.

For more about Albert, please see this post.

I don’t know how long the photos will linger online. The house was sold so the listing is inactive. If you want to save copies for your own personal use, better to do so sooner rather than later.

 

 

 

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2 thoughts on “Hon. Albert Gallatin Brodhead house in Jim Thorpe, PA

  1. Barbara Brodhead

    My husband James and I stayed in that home when it was a Bed and Breakfast in 2011!! It was a lovely old home, and we stayed there because we knew that it was the former home of AG Brodhead and family. The owner at the time we stayed there was Pam Rendon, and it was called the Rendon House. She has since passed away a few years ago. We met one of the owners after that, who had planned to turn the house into a model train museum. We did notice that the beautiful home was on the market last year. Pam was a native Italian, and her daughter helped her run the B&B. She was very gracious and excited to meet James, an actual relative of AG Brodhead. She gave us a tour or the home and we enjoyed the three days that we stayed there. We have pictures of the inside of the house.

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    • That’s great, Barbara. Thanks for sharing. The real estate listing contains many interior photos, but if you have some different views of the home you want to share, by all means do. I will be happy to watermark and upload them.

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