Surviving sons of Jim Thorpe pursue reburial of his body Jim Thorpe's surviving sons asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to allow them to pursue reburial of the famed athlete on American Indian land in Oklahoma. Thorpe was laid …
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." …
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. …
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 surviving sons of the famous …
In a legal battle that has been going on since 2010, Jim Thorpe's children want their father's grave moved from Pennsylvania to his native Oklahoma. Thorpe's widow and third wife, Patricia, was upset the state of Oklahoma …
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 …
Cherry Hill's Danzeisen & Quigley touts ski and snowboard gear Playwright Suzan Shown Harjo said by phone recently the seven-character play was written "as a mood piece, not to litigate the issue" of where Jim Thorpe's body should rest. …
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 …
It was a sweat lodge ceremony in Texas where Jim Thorpe reached out to his grandson through a medicine man. The shaman told John Thorpe that his grandfather's spirit was content in the Pennsylvania town where his body has lain for …
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