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Carlisle in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Jim Thorpe

 
 
Jim Thorpe Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 29, 2009
1. Jim Thorpe Marker
Inscription.
In recognition of
the athletic achievements of
Jim Thorpe
Student of the Carlisle Indian School
Olympic Champion at Stockholm in 1912 and in 1950 voted the Greatest Athlete and Football Player of the First Half of the 20th Century
 
Location. 40° 12.079′ N, 77° 11.384′ W. Marker is in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, in Cumberland County. Marker is on High Street (U.S. 11), on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is on the Public Square southwest quadrant, just west of the Cumberland County Civil War Memorial. Marker is in this post office area: Carlisle PA 17013, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Cumberland County Civil War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Carlisle First World War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); China Burma India Veteran's Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Carlisle Public Square (within shouting distance of this marker); Shelling of Carlisle (within shouting distance of this marker); First Presbyterian Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Forbes Trail (within shouting distance of this marker); Cumberland County (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Carlisle.
 
Also see . . .
Jim Thorpe Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 29, 2009
2. Jim Thorpe Marker
Old county courthouse in background.

1. Jim Thorpe. (Submitted on May 18, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Jim Thorpe at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on November 29, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. 20th CenturyNative AmericansNotable PersonsSports
 
Jim Thorpe Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 5, 2009
3. Jim Thorpe Marker
Jim Thorpe, The Olympic Hero image. Click for full size.
By Underwood & Underwood, March 27, 1913
4. Jim Thorpe, The Olympic Hero
Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,212 times since then and 114 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   4. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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