63 Thurston

Photographed March 8, 2015
Erected by Oneida Nation Walk of Legends™
Green Bay, Brown County, Wisconsin
44.498698,-88.049066
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A mighty power the
Packers would wield
when this gifted left guard
stepped onto the field.
So smart, quick and strong,
it wouldn't take long
for his opponents' fate to be sealed.

He's embraced life enthusiastically,
rising to meet challenges with
strength and dignity.
His doggged-determination
earned the love, respect & admiration
of his family, friends and
the pro-football community.

At Fyzzy's, an all-time
favorite stomping ground,
fun stories and other
spirits flow in the round.
Fans father here for a
"Sweep"ing journey back,
with the "heart and soul" of the Pack,
to Lombardi's "glory years"
and the dreamteams of Titletown.

To six world championship
victories Thurston can lay claim,
with three all-pro titles in hisname.
He's the dynamo of the dynasty,
the great number 63,
a legend in the history of the game.

The monument is located at the Lombardi Avenue entrance to Hudson Sharp on eastbound Lombardi Avenue / County Highway VK, east of its intersection with Holmgren Way, at 975 Lombardi Avenue, Green Bay, Wisconsin 54304.

The Official Website of the Packers (December 14, 2014): Fuzzy Thurston, legendary Packers guard, dead at 80

Jerry Kramer's memorial speech for Fuzzy Thurston

PackersNews.com (July 21, 2010): Who's who on the Walk of Legends

Stone Business Online (January 8, 2009): Oneida Nation Walk of Legends, Green Bay, Wis. The inspiring story of how mother-and-daughter-team, Sandi and Corrie Campbell, envisioned, developed and brought to fruition the Oneida Nation Walk of Legends™.

The Official Website of the Packers

The monument is one of a series of 24 engraved granite-and-steel monuments that comprise the Oneida Nation Walk of Legends™. The monuments pay tribute to the legends of Green Bay football, and chronicle the history of the Packers organization from 1895 to the present.




With Lombardi Avenue in the background.



Looking west at Lombardi Avenue.

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