Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Plane Crash Memorial

Marker ID:  
Location: intersection of Mexico St and Tripoli St, Parris Island, SC
County: Beaufort
Coordinates: N 32° 21.003    W 080° 40.312
  32.35005    -80.67186666
Style: Mounted **


Plane Crash Memorial

Here upon this spot fell
Captain Gustav Karow
1st. Lieut. Stephen St. George
2nd. Lieut. Frederick T. Molthen
who lost their lives in an airplane
at Parris Island June 23, 1920
in the military service of their country
Pro Mundi Salute Fideque
The mother of Captain Gustav Karow
places this tablet

Erected 1923 by the Gustav Karow family.