Memorial Park, Highway 52, East of Payette

Fort Wilson Marker

1877 Fort Wilson 1937
This is the site
of the fort built by
the settlers of
the Payette Valley
During the Nez Perce
Indian War
Erected by Dorion Chapter
Daughters of
The American Revolution

(click to enlarge)

"In Memory of those men who lost their lives in the service of their country, on October 9, 1958, in the tragic crash of a C-123 Air Transport Aircraft two miles to the northeast of the monument
Instructor Pilot - Captain James C. Wilson
Pilot 1st Lt. - John H. Frisby Co-pilot 1st Lt. - Thomas C. Lampsa
Flight Engineer - S/Sgt. James M. Hauver Loadmaster - A/1C. James C. Miller
Passengers -
M/Sgt. Boyd O. Lamberth C.WO. Floyd L. Pulley
S/Sgt. John H. Bishop A/1C. Elmer G. Houseman
S.Sgt. George H. Blanchard A/1C Richard T. Lashley
S/Sgt. Charles H. Hillhouse A/1C. Don L. Seavey
Robert L. Meyers A/2C. Jerry R. Adams
S/Sgt. George J. Stevens, Jr. A/2C. Adrian C. Cayther
Civilian Technical Representatives
Stanley A. Shegda Joseph Paul
Erected by
The Payette High School Key Club, Payette, Idaho

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