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Sioux City in Woodbury County, Iowa — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)

August 3, 1804

Clark's Journal

August 3, 1804 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, August 31, 2018
1. August 3, 1804 Marker
Inscription.  after Breakfast we Collected those Indians under an awning of our Main Sail, in presence of and Delivered a long Speech to them expressive of our journey the wirkes of our Government, Some advice to them and Directions how They were to our Party paraded Conduct themselves... PEACA We gave them a Cannister of Powder ... and delivered a few presents..Some Paint quartering and a Meadele to those we made Cheifs.- Clark
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Exploration. In addition, it is included in the Lewis & Clark Expedition series list. A significant historical date for this entry is August 3, 1804.
Location. 42° 22.483′ N, 96° 21.283′ W. Marker is in Sioux City, Iowa, in Woodbury County. Marker is on I-29 W. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sergeant Bluff IA 51054, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. August 8, 1804 (here, next to this marker); August 16, 1804 (a few steps from this marker); "Corps Of Discovery" (within shouting distance of this marker); Lewis and Clark Expedition / Sergeant Floyd Monument
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Territorial Church (approx. 4.1 miles away in Nebraska); Tonwantonga (approx. 5.7 miles away in Nebraska); Herbert Quick Ravine (approx. 5.8 miles away); First Bride's Grave (approx. 5.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sioux City.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 6, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 4, 2020, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 116 times since then and 26 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on December 4, 2020, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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