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Jim Thorpe Memorial

Route 903, Jim Thorpe, PA
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Jim Thorpe, PA

Excellent stop on our visit to the town of Jim Thorpe. The Memorial honors the athlete and man for... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2017
Lewes DE
Jim Thorpe Memorial

I knew very little about him, beside the basics that were taught. This was very informative... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2017
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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“his life” (27 reviews)
“great athlete” (20 reviews)
“nice tribute” (13 reviews)
Route 903, Jim Thorpe, PA
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

Excellent stop on our visit to the town of Jim Thorpe. The Memorial honors the athlete and man for which the town is named. It is an interesting place to visit. Photos are offered to see of his early years and sports career. I loved...More

Thank countryjo
Reviewed 1 November 2017

I knew very little about him, beside the basics that were taught. This was very informative memorial. A must see while visiting.

Thank porkchops86
Reviewed 31 October 2017

If you're in Jim Thorpe why not see his memorial? Consist of two statues and his grave. His story and that of the town name is interesting.

Thank spinman15
Reviewed 29 October 2017

The two monuments are amazing likenesses of Jim Thorpe, right down to his fingernails. The little park itself does need some love and care. There is a lot of information about his life and such underneath almost yellowed 'glass', but nothing that I read that...More

Thank RobertaGriff
Reviewed 24 October 2017

I saw on TCM that Jim Thorpe's relatives want to move his remains to Oklahoma where his family native American tribe originates so I wanted to see his memorial again. It's so well done and cared for. Very limited parking but some wonderful sculptures and...More

Thank dinerms
Reviewed 17 October 2017

On our way out of town we stopped to visit the Jim Thorpe Memorial. It is a u-shaped drive around the Memorial, with no real place to park. It is very nicely done, with lots of information about Jim. Also, two statues and, of course,...More

Thank Brenda58_12
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Jim Thorpe created a very nice memorial to the great athlete. I was amazed over his accomplishments. I had not realized that he won both the decathlon & penthalon. My only complaint is tha tsome of the signage will need refreshing next spring.

Thank Michael J S
Reviewed 15 October 2017

This is over on the East side of Jim Thorpe on Rt. 903. The interesting thing about this is that the town (originally named Mauch Chunk) was changed to Jim Thorpe when Thorpe's widow Patricia made a deal to rename the town and erect a...More

Thank babs12858
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

It was an honor to learn about what a great athlete Jim Thorpe truly was. He has to be the most underrated and under-appreciated athlete of all time. Great place to stop.

Thank James M
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Forget Cooperstown. This is a great place to pay respect to one of the greatest athletes to be a homegrown PA boy.

Thank Black S
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Loisann R
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Response from Cohun1 | Reviewed this property |
I would just look under points of interest in Jim Thorpe.