Astronaut Virgil Grissom
Indiana Historical Bureau: ID#: 47.1967.1
Title: Astronaut Virgil I. Grissom April 3, 1926 - January 27, 1967
Marker Text: Born in Mitchell, Indiana. Lieutenant Colonel Grissom flew the project Mercury sub-orbital mission, July 21, 1961. He was command pilot, first Gemini flight, March 23, 1965, and died in an Apollo spacecraft at Cape Kennedy, January 27, 1967.
Credit Line: Erected by Indiana Sesquicentennial Commission, 1966
Directions: 8th & Main Streets, Mitchell. Reinstallation pending as of 12/2003.