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Strange & Wonderful

The Payette County Museum is open Wednesday - Saturday from 12 noon until 4pm.  Admission is free, and donations are welcome.  Payette County Idaho, consists of the towns of Fruitland, New Plymouth, and Payette which is the county seat.

  • Visit at: 90 S. 9th Street in Payette, Idaho.
  • call: (208)642-4883
  • e-mail: payettemuseum@qwestoffice.net
  • mail:  PCHS, P.O. Box 696, Payette, ID  83661

Museum Administration:

Members of the Museum Board of Directors are elected from the members of the Payette County Historical Society.  The current president is Patty Theurer, the museum administrator is Ann Curtis, and many volunteers offer their time, energy, and talents to keeping the museum running and protecting the history of our county.  The PCHS membership meeting is in the museum on the 3rd Thursday of each month at 11am.  All PCHS members and prospective members are invited to attend these meetings.

At a crossroads amid Payette County orchards this old farm truck reminds passers-by of the rigors early residents faced while getting crops to market.
This old car was parading on Veteran's Day.

Payette County http://www.payettecounty.org/

County Fair http://www.payettecountyfair.org/

Payette Library http://payette.lili.org/

City of Fruitland  http://www.fruitland.org/

City of New Plymouth http://www.npidaho.com/  NEW web site!

City of Payette  http://payette.govoffice.com/

Fruitland School District http://www.fsd.k12.id.us/

New Plymouth School District  http://www.sd372.k12.id.us/

Payette School District  http://www.payetteschools.org/

Payette Chamber of Commerce  http://www.payettechamber.com/

Apple Blossom Festival  http://www.appleblossomfestival.net/home.html

Payette County Idaho GenWeb Project  http://payettecounty.info/

Independent Enterprise  http://www.argusobserver.com/indent/news/

Old Newspapers  http://payettecountynews.com/

Gem County Historical Society  http://www.gemcountymuseum.org/ 

Idaho State Historical Society  http://history.idaho.gov 

Preservation Idaho http://www.preservationidaho.org/  NEW web site!

Big Nasty Hill Climb http://www.bignastyhillclimb.com/ near New Plymouth.

Unless otherwise attributed all photos and text are contributed by web designer Lucinda Sutherland of Payette, Idaho.  Lucinda may be reached for comments, questions, critique, or to gain permission to reprint pictures or information from this web site via e-mail at lucisept61@yahoo.com .