Sioux City in Woodbury County, Iowa — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Marks the Burial Place of
Sergeant Charles Floyd
A Member of the
Lewis and Clark Expedition
He Died in his Country's service
and was buried near this spot
August 20 1804
Graves of such men are Pilgrim Shrines
Shrines to no Class or Creed Confined
East Side of Monument
Made during the
Administration of Thomas Jefferson
Third President of the United States
April 30 1803
of its Successful Exploration
By the Heroic Members of the
Lewis and Clark Expedition
Valor of the American Soldier
and the Enterprise
Courage and Fortitude of the
to whom these Great States
West of the Mississippi River
owe their Secure Foundation
Erected 1900 by The Floyd Memorial Association, aided by the United States, and the State of Iowa.
Topics and series. This historical marker and monument is listed in these topic Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Exploration • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #03 Thomas Jefferson, and the Lewis & Clark Expedition series lists. A significant historical date for this entry is April 30, 1803.
Location. 42° 27.757′ N, 96° 22.678′ W. Marker is in Sioux City, Iowa, in Woodbury County. Marker is on S. Lewis Blvd., 0.3 miles north of Lincoln Way, on the right when traveling south. Floyd Monument is located at the top of Floyd's Bluff. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sioux City IA 51106, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sergeant Charles Floyd (here, next to this marker); The Death of Sergeant Floyd (a few steps from this marker); Sergeant Floyd Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); The Lewis & Clark Expedition (within shouting distance of this marker); First Bride's Grave (approx. 0.3 miles away); Herbert Quick Ravine (approx. 0.4 miles away); MA1 (EXW) John Douangdara (approx. one mile away Pacific Short Line Bridge (Nebraska Side) (approx. 2.4 miles away in Nebraska). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sioux City.
Also see . . . Sioux City History - Historic Sites - Sergeant Floyd Monument. (Submitted on February 29, 2016, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota.)
Credits. This page was last revised on August 12, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 29, 2016, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 497 times since then and 16 times this year. Last updated on July 14, 2021. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on February 29, 2016, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. 3, 4. submitted on July 14, 2021. 5, 6. submitted on February 29, 2016, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. 7, 8, 9. submitted on August 1, 2021. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.