A story about how Mach Chunk Pennsylvania became Jim Thorpe Pennsylvania.
Link to the Asa Packer Mansion site: http://www.asapackermansion.com
Jim Thorpe: https://www.britannica.com/biography/Jim-Thorpe-American-athlete
0:14 The Town of Mach Chunk
1:38 Asa Packer
3:08 Then came the railroads
4:33 Inspiration for Disney’s Haunted Mansion: Asa Packer’s house.
5:54 How Mach Chunk became Jim Thorpe PA
6:48 One hell of an athlete
8:04 Conversation with a dead guy.