Jim Thorpe's Body May Be Sent To Okla...

Jim Thorpe's Body May Be Sent To Oklahoma

There are 6 comments on the Patch.com story from Apr 22, 2013, titled Jim Thorpe's Body May Be Sent To Oklahoma. In it, Patch.com reports that:

You may have visited the quaint historic town of Jim Thorpe north of the Lehigh Valley but do you know that it's named after a man who never went there? The town, originally known as Mauch Chunk, changed its name to honor the famed Olympian who was buried there through an arrangement with Thorpe's widow.

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Chief Sofranko

United States

#1 Apr 22, 2013
We won't ship Mr Thorpe back unless you take Jack Kmetz and Randy Smith too.
Sam Miller Comm Service

Jim Thorpe, PA

#2 Apr 22, 2013
I heard Friday Night Franklin is digging up the dead injun as part of his community service and shipping the bones back to the sooner state.
injun want big wam pum

Moosic, PA

#3 Apr 22, 2013
woo woo woo injun rain dance, and lots of fire water say: send larry sandusky's dead body instead.

woo woo woo how!
ground pounder

Lehighton, PA

#4 Apr 23, 2013
that just show how pathetic carbon county is, we are not worhty of a dead body
JTer

Lehighton, PA

#5 Apr 24, 2013
And when they ship out Jim Thorpes body, please take Carol, Edie, Billy, and Danny with him.
Glenny Meckes

Chalfont, PA

#6 Apr 29, 2013
JTer wrote:
And when they ship out Jim Thorpes body, please take Carol, Edie, Billy, and Danny with him.
Add Todd Leslie to the list and its a deal.

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