Jim Thorpe (Wa-tho-huck)

Jim Thorpe (Wa-tho-huck) (HM270N)

Location: Jim Thorpe, PA 18229 Carbon County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 53.083', W 75° 43.531'

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1888 - 1953

—“The Spirit of Thunder and Lightning” —

"Sir, you are the greatest athlete in the world"
King Gustav, Stockholm Sweden, 1912 Olympics
[Athletic engravings on mausoleum]
Jim Thorpe's Indian name, Wa-tho-huck, means
"Path lit up at night by a bolt of lightning."
Constructed by the students
Carbon County Area Vocational Technical School
Dedicated the Twenty-third Day of May, 1998
HM NumberHM270N
Year Placed1953
Placed ByConcerned Citizens and Organizations
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, April 18th, 2018 at 7:04pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 438876 N 4526212
Decimal Degrees40.88471667, -75.72551667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 53.083', W 75° 43.531'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 53' 4.9799999999999" N, 75° 43' 31.86" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)570
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1 Joe Boyle Cir, Jim Thorpe PA 18229, US
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