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Jim Thorpe Memorial

Route 903, Jim Thorpe, PA
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Truly an athlete

Went out to the memorial and learned a little more about the man.The memorial could use a little... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Fortville, Indiana
Sunday Afternoon

We stopped here on our way out of town. The site bis dedicated to the life of Jim Thorpe. Nice... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Tom B
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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“his life” (25 reviews)
“great athlete” (18 reviews)
“nice tribute” (13 reviews)
Route 903, Jim Thorpe, PA
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Went out to the memorial and learned a little more about the man.The memorial could use a little TLC.

Thank BuRickJr44
Reviewed 2 days ago

We stopped here on our way out of town. The site bis dedicated to the life of Jim Thorpe. Nice recounting of the highs and lows.

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 6 days ago

Jim Thorpe was before my time, but I remember seeing a movie about him. He was truly a great athlete. I am fascinated with how he came to "rest" and have his memorial in PA. We took about 30 minutes here.

Thank Gma4198
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am fascinated by Jim Thorpe's story. He was perhaps the most talented sports hero in America's history, winning gold metals in track and field (including two Olympic metals, later stripped away and much later reinstated )and playing sports in many fields as an amateur...More

Thank Peter L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a small memorial to an amazing person. He had a terrific life, as he was known as the greatest athlete in the world. This memorial gives you a summary of his life, as well as this being his burial site. If you go...More

Thank HowardMichele
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Outdoor historical plaques and monument along with Jim Thorpe's tomb. Interesting facts about his life and how he ended up in the area never having lived there! This is free to visit. Total time to read everything about 15-30 minutes at most. This is something...More

Thank dbattag580
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Looks like they kept up their end of the bargain. Jim Thorpe while born in Oklahoma was buried here, as the story goes because Oklahoma refused to build a monument to honor him, he does have a PA connection though, he attended the Carlisle Indian...More

Thank Kitsaattheshore
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I suppose many would disagree, but I think it's a little weird to have a mini mausoleum where it is. Jim Thorpe sounds like he was a great man, and it's interesting to learn about him, but the guy never even lived there...and I found...More

Thank Schellyrae
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

So much history and this memorial is a quick stop with interesting information. Good to be reminded of local "heroes" and accomplishments. Easy turnoff from the highway.

Thank WeBvacations
Reviewed 14 August 2017

It only takes a few minutes to walk around and read the items that tell you about Jim Thorpe. Nice area to stop and relax while learning about this important individual.

Thank Greg P
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Loisann R
11 August 2015|
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Response from Cohun1 | Reviewed this property |
I would just look under points of interest in Jim Thorpe.