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Jim Thorpe in the 20th Century (Images of America: Pennsylvania)

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Jim Thorpe in the 20th Century examines the causes and effects of a community's decision to relinquish its Native American name Mauch Chunk ("Bear Mountain") to become the town of Jim Thorpe. In the 19th century, Mauch Chunk rode a wave of prosperity, as coal shipping and tourism turned ordinary men into millionaires. In the 20th century, the mainstays of the town's ...more
Paperback, 128 pages
Published October 24th 2005 by Arcadia Publishing
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I never grow tired of learning about Jim Thorpe, ( both the man and the town).
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