But an appeals court in Philadelphia said in October that Thorpe’s body should remain in Jim Thorpe, determining that U.S. District Judge Richard Caputo misapplied the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act. The law …
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 …
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 …
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 Oklahoma. The …
JIM THORPE, Pennsylvania (Reuters) - The tiny hamlet of Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, could lose its namesake, an American sports hero whose interment put the town on the map. A family squabble has turned into a federal court …
Baddick, of Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, drowned on Sept ... Kristen de Groot, …
The remains of legendary athlete Jim Thorpe could be coming back to Oklahoma. On Friday, a federal judge ruled in favor of his two surviving sons' insistence that Thorpe's body should be returned to his native state. The attorney for Jim
He should truly rest in peace. If only a Pennsylvania town wasn't obsessed with preventing his body's return to his home state and his family. Looking into the life of Jim Thorpe, you'd think that there must be a majestic connection between …