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Marker Details

Title, side A
The Cradle of Professional Football
Title, side B
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Address
2121 George Halas Drive NW
Canton, 44708
Location
2121 George Halas Dr., N.W.
Latitude
40.8211490
Longitude
-81.3973450
Subjects
Canton, Football

Picture Details

Title
Jim Thorpe
Caption
Photograph of Olympic athlete and professional football player Jim Thorpe, ca. 1920-1929. Thorpe was a Native American of Sac and Fox descent and played football at the Carlisle Indian School in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. In 1912 he was the Olympic decathlon champion. Thorpe was one of the early superstars of the National Football League and served as the League's first president. He played for several professional football teams in Ohio: the Canton Bull Dogs, Cleveland Indians and Oorang Indians (AL02916).