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Jim Thorpe Memorial

Route 903, Jim Thorpe, PA
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Nice Memorial

The Jim Thorpe Memorial is a good reminder of what he stood for in his town. They could have used... read more

Reviewed yesterday
DiscountKing
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Seneca, Pennsylvania, United States
Great Memorial Highlighting the Life Events of Jim Thorpe

This is a small memorial site just off the road north of the town of Jim Thorpe, PA. It's peaceful... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Wendy J
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Denver, Colorado
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good36%
  • Average19%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“his life” (20 reviews)
“great athlete” (15 reviews)
“nice tribute” (12 reviews)
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Route 903, Jim Thorpe, PA
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Reviewed yesterday

The Jim Thorpe Memorial is a good reminder of what he stood for in his town. They could have used some more information about Jim Thorpe around the memorial for visitors. Also, learn a little about Jim Thorpe on the train tour.

Thank DiscountKing
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a small memorial site just off the road north of the town of Jim Thorpe, PA. It's peaceful and inspirational. A fitting memorial to the great athlete. Definitely worth taking a few minutes to view!

Thank Wendy J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wish it was cleaner around the site and more information on him but was a great site to visit and it was free, need more parking

Thank Stan M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Interesting memorial with several nice bronze statues and sarcophagus. He was a Native American sports hero and football player.

Thank Kathryn T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stolen remains of his body from Oklahoma, sold by his widow to make some money, to a new municipality that was created in Pennsylvania, looking for a tourist attraction. Pretty cool story.....and there is more.....

Thank differentname
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stop by if your in this area. Very nice memorial, well kept and professionally designed. The entire life story of Mr. Thorpe is laid out for your viewing. Very interesting and would be educational for young people.

Thank RetiredOhioTravelers
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

nice statues, some history of his accomplishments listed and pictures of events, nice little park to visit and pay tribute to Jim Thorpe where he is interred

Thank Emily H
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Didn't have a lot of time but we did have an opportunity to stop at the memorial they have dedicated to Jim Thorpe. Plan ahead if going into town, a lot of the shops were closed when we visited.

Thank Mawsie F
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Nice statue - not much to say about it. Learned more online than the information there. Seems like it could be quite the story but a missed opportunity

Thank F9465MVjilll
Reviewed 27 April 2017

I drove by the memorial. It had two large statues. Very impressive. The major draw for me, was the city of Jim Thorpe, and the quaintness of the city, with the windy streets, going up a hill, and the wonderful architecture. It is clearly very...More

Thank kjaz43
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Loisann R
What address do I put into my GPS to get to the Jim Thorpe Memorial?
11 August 2015|
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Response from Cohun1 | Reviewed this property |
I would just look under points of interest in Jim Thorpe.
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