Greatest Olympic Athlete in the World

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

0:00 Jim!
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.

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