Proctor in Saint Louis County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Gonyea, Verville and National Guardsmen Memorial
Dedicated in memory of
Sherman L. Gonyea
Capt. Minn ANG
1937 - 1971
James L. Verville
Capt. Minn ANG
1940 - 1971
who died in the crash of their F-101 jet interceptor on 17 December 1971 and so gave their lives for that great American privilege of liberty.
And to Honor
All National Guardsmen who have given their lives that this great privilege will remain forever secure.
Erected by Citizens of Proctor, Friends, and Members of the 148th Fighter Interceptor Group, MN ANG.
Location. 46° 44.497′ N, 92° 13.404′ W. Marker is in Proctor, Minnesota, in Saint Louis County. Click for map. Marker is beneath the F-101, near the Proctor Golf Course clubhouse, off US Hwy 2 south of 1st Street. Marker is at or near this postal address: 25 Al Shoberg Drive, Duluth MN 55810, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Engine 225 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Gate (approx. 1.2 miles away); Minnesota’s Seaport / Welcome to Minnesota (approx. 1.2 miles away); Geology of Duluth Harbor Oneota (approx. 3.7 miles away); Rice's Point (approx. 5.2 miles away); Enger Observation Tower (approx. 5.2 miles away); Rotary Club of Duluth 100th Anniversary (approx. 5.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Proctor.
Categories. • Air & Space • Disasters • Patriots & Patriotism • War, Cold •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 254 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.