Jim Thorpe House

In 1917, Jim Thorpe bought a small home in Yale, Oklahoma and lived there until 1923 with his wife. The house was bought by the Oklahoma Historical Society in 1968 and is now listed in the National Register of Historic Places. The house is maintained as a small museum to Thorpe and contains related memorabilia.
706 East Boston Street, Yale, Oklahoma
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National Register of Historical Places:
Thorpe, Jim, House ** (added 1971 - Building - #71000673)
704 E. Boston St., Yale
  • Historic Significance: Person
  • Historic Person: Thorpe,James Francis
  • Significant Year: 1916
  • Area of Significance: Social History, Entertainment/Recreation
  • Period of Significance: 1900-1924
  • Owner: State
  • Historic Function: Domestic
  • Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
  • Current Function: Recreation And Culture
  • Current Sub-function: Museum
Museum Hours & Admission:
  • Wed - Sat 9am to 5pm
  • Free Admission
Links: * GPS from other source