JIM THORPE, Pa. — The hand-lettered donation jar on Anne ... After Oklahoma’s governor balked at the cost of a planned monument to the athlete, third wife Patricia had Thorpe’s body removed in the midst of his funeral service and sent it …
PHILADELPHIA — Jim Thorpe’s body will stay in the Pennsylvania town where he was laid to rest six decades ago after a federal appeals court on Thursday threw out a ruling that could have resulted in his reburial on American Indian land in …
The sons initially won a decision by a federal judge, who agreed in 2013 that Jim Thorpe was required to relinquish the body under a federal law designed to allow Indian groups to reclaim from museums those remains and artifacts wrongly …
JIM THORPE, Pa. (AP) — The hand-lettered donation jar on Anne Marie Fitzpatrick's store counter says what many residents of this well-preserved Victorian-era town are thinking and feeling lately: "Keep Jim Thorpe in Jim Thorpe." …
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JIM THORPE, Pa. — The hand-lettered donation jar on Anne Marie Fitzpatrick's store counter says what many …
JIM THORPE, Pa. — The hand-lettered donation jar on Anne Marie Fitzpatrick’s store counter says what many residents of this well-preserved Victorian-era town are thinking and feeling lately: “Keep Jim Thorpe in Jim Thorpe.” The …
Consequently, she ordered his body to be taken during the Sac and Fox burial ceremony, and eventually he was buried in Mauch Chunk, PA (which was later renamed Jim Thorpe, PA). Naturally, this has led to an emotional dichotomy. …