Month: May 2011

Native American dancers add backbeat to Jim Thorpe birthday tribute

Jim Thorpe’s grandson, Michael Koehler, who backs the Carbon County town’s fight against his relatives to keep the legendary athlete interred there, was on hand Saturday for the 15th annual Jim Thorpe birthday celebration. Koehler told those gathered at the site of his grandfather’s… Continue Reading “Native American dancers add backbeat to Jim Thorpe birthday tribute”

Jim Thorpe’s Birthday Celebration is no surprise

Tomorrow should be a beautiful day in Jim Thorpe and not just because the sun is expected to shine after a week of rain. The spirit of the enchanting town that greets visitors as they wind around the Lehigh Gorge will also shine tomorrow… Continue Reading “Jim Thorpe’s Birthday Celebration is no surprise”