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Jim Thorpe Memorial

Route 903, Jim Thorpe, PA
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Pretty cool

If you go to Jim Thorpe, you have to go here. It isn't huge and in my opinion it could be in a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
jaxpaxct
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Dillsburg, Pennsylvania
Short Side Trip, Must See!

Why would you visit Jim Thorpe and NOT make the short trip across the bridge to see his final... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
PattyMcC7
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Landisville, Pennsylvania
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good36%
  • Average19%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“his life” (21 reviews)
“great athlete” (16 reviews)
“nice tribute” (12 reviews)
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Route 903, Jim Thorpe, PA
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Reviewed 2 days ago

If you go to Jim Thorpe, you have to go here. It isn't huge and in my opinion it could be in a better spot instead of on the side of a road but it was a nice site. Very informative about his life and...More

Thank jaxpaxct
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Why would you visit Jim Thorpe and NOT make the short trip across the bridge to see his final resting place?! It's a small park, but full of information if you take time to read the signage. The museums and buildings we wanted to tour...More

Thank PattyMcC7
Reviewed 6 days ago

Been waiting for years to visit here. Paint peeling on road signs was not appealing - volunteers would paint these if given the paint. Monuments were well done and history good.Worth stopping for.

Thank xsoccer1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very unique history of a small town that acquired the body of American legend Jim Thorpe and built a tourist destination around his memorial. Very interesting history.

Thank Kinneyeats
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a neat little stop that gives you so much information about the life and accomplishments of Jim Thorpe. It was very interesting and well done.

Thank 1baggo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We didn't make a special trip to see this but I'm glad we stopped. Jim Thorpe's story is well told on the displays. His tomb is there plus 2 life size photographable statues. NY Giants fans must-see.

Thank William K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Jim Thorpe's grave for the 4th time. This time there was a extra touch a yingling beer can on the top of his remains. I guess jimmy didn't wanna leave and liked his yingling

Thank Kim M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Jim Thorpe Memorial is right on Route 903, just a few minutes from downtown Jim Thorpe, and about 25 minutes from Lake Harmony. If you are travelling on or near the area, it is a nice detour, especially if you need to stretch your...More

Thank jgitcar
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Being from Carlisle getting to see this memorial was fascinating. Seeing it made me proud to know his background. I would have like to have seen some more information displayed regarding Mr. Thorpe. Nice statue.

Thank mrice13
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice memorial to the greatest athlete ever. Worth the stop to read or at least get people to do an online search.

Thank sooner4
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Loisann R
12 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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