Major Rudolph Anderson Memorial, Greenville

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  • As you walk along the rabbit trails and walk over a small bridge headed towards town you come across this plane in the middle of the park. A plaque with the history of the infamous pilot explains how....  more »
  • Greenville native Major Rudolph Anderson was the only American to die during the Cuban missile crisis. This is an impressive, thoughtful and informative memorial to him. The U-2 plane incorporated...  more »
  • Very cool memorial honoring a true patriot! Right alongside the Swamp Rabbit Trail bear downtown, worth the stop.
  • The memorial was erected to honor the memory of Greenville native Major Rudolph Anderson and his courage under fire. He was ordered by President John F. Kennedy to photograph missile sites in Cuba during the Cold War. He was shot down and killed preserving and protecting our freedom and The United States of America.

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