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

August 16, 1804

Clark's Journal

August 16, 1804 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, August 31, 2018
1. August 16, 1804 Marker
Inscription.  Capt Lewis took 12 men & went to the Pond & Crek between Camp and the old Village and Caught upwards of 800 fine fish, 79 Pike,….8 fish resembg Salmon Trout, 8 Salmon, 1 Rock, 1 flat Back, 127 Buffalow F red horse, 4 Bass Y 490 Catt. with many Small Silver fish. I had a Mast made ? fixed to the Boat to day, the Party Sent to the Ottoes not yet joined us- everry evening a Breeze rises which blows off the Musquitors & Cools the atmosphere. - 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 16, 1804.
Location. 42° 22.483′ N, 96° 21.3′ W. Marker is in Sioux City, Iowa, in Woodbury County. Marker is on I-29 W. Marker is at rest area. 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 3, 1804 (a few steps from this marker); August 8, 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 May 4, 2022. It was originally submitted on December 4, 2020, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 94 times since then and 8 times this year. Last updated on April 29, 2022, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. Photo   1. submitted on December 4, 2020, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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