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Jim Thorpe Memorial No. 3

Jim Thorpe Pennsylvania lies within Carbon County and was originally founded as Mauch Chunk. The town changed its name as it merged with a second town in 1954 and elected to honor the talented sportsmen and Olympian. Jim Thorpe attended Carlisle Indian Industrial School in Carlisle, Pennsylvania before winning Olympic gold medals in the 1912 pentathlon, even after someone stole his shoes at the games. He also played in Major League Baseball and in the National Football League. Upon his passing, his wife interred his remains in a monument in this park which carries his name.
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV, f/11 @ 19 mm, 1/60, ISO 100, No Flash

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Category:Artistic
Subcategory:Sculptures
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Keywords:Blue Skies, Bushkill PA, Bushkills Falls, Carbon Co., Jim Thorpe, Jim Thorpe Memorial Park, Jim Thorpe Pennsylvania, Landscape Photography, Olympic Gold Medalist, Parks, Pennsylvania, Pike County PA, Pretty Day, Stream, Sunny, Water, Waterfall

A park and monument to Jim Thorpe on a blue sky day where the sun shines on the city’s namesake