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By Ruth VanSteenwyk, March 30, 2016
Theobald Subwatershed Marker
Iowa (Woodbury County), Anthon — Theobald Subwatershed
This small subwatershed was a pilot project of the Little Sioux River Flood Preservation Project. It was the first organized subwatershed in Woodbury County. The project was supervised by the Woodbury County Soil and Water Conservation District . . . — Map (db m113232) HM
Iowa (Woodbury County), Anthon — Woodbury County Freedom Rock Veterans Memorial
Ray "Bubba" Sorensen painted this rock in June 2017. The west face includes images of Sgt. Charles Floyd and the Floyd Monument in Sioux City, Iowa. Sgt. Floyd was a United States explorer, a non-commissioned officer in the U.S. Army . . . — Map (db m126927) WM
Iowa (Woodbury County), Correctionville — Built for a Lifetime of Service
Correctionville's first brick schoolhouse has been standing here since 1872. Correctionville residents working for a local brickyard dug the clay nearby hand-formed and fired for the schoolhouse. The building was repaired in the 1950s and . . . — Map (db m100945) HM
Iowa (Woodbury County), Correctionville — Correctionville's Engine for Growth
Midwestern prairie towns relied on trains to bring passengers, consumer goods, construction lumber, mail and coal. A town with a depot enjoyed more business activity and travelers coming and going because trains made regularly scheduled stops to . . . — Map (db m102567) HM
Iowa (Woodbury County), Correctionville — How Correctionville Got Its Name!
Correctionville — the city with the longest single name in Iowa — was named for the correction line which forms Fifth Street through the heart of the Business District. Correction lines were used by surveyors in making land . . . — Map (db m92784)
Iowa (Woodbury County), Correctionville — Strong, Simple and Economical
This bridge is a type of bridge patented in 1844, by Thomas and Caleb Pratt. The first Pratt truss bridges were wood designs, but when wrought iron and then steel became more available, the design quickly switched to metal. Metal bridges could . . . — Map (db m102565) HM
Iowa (Woodbury County), Correctionville — Veteran's Memorial
To all who honorably served in the Armed Forces of the United States of America — Map (db m100944) WM
Iowa (Woodbury County), Sioux City — First Bride's Grave
Dedicated in Memory of Roselie Menard Sioux City's First Bride Born 1838 A.D. Died 1865 A.D. Presented By Milton E. Follis 1939 Officers of Woodbury County Pioneer Club Frank E. Gill, Pres. W.M. Stevens, Past . . . — Map (db m102568) HM
Iowa (Woodbury County), Sioux City — Floyd Monument
West Side of Monument Floyd This Shaft 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 . . . — Map (db m92778) HM
Iowa (Woodbury County), Sioux City — Herbert Quick Ravine
Named in Memory of -Herbert Quick- -Statesman-Writer- -Mayor of Sioux City- He Knew and Loved the Prairie's of Iowa -1861 - 1925- — Map (db m102570) HM
Iowa (Woodbury County), Sioux City — M.V. Sergeant FloydLewis & Clark Expedition
On August 21, Tuesday, 1804, Lewis and Clark wrote: "We set out verry early this morning and proceeded under a Gentle Breeze from the S.E . . . Passed Willow Creek (Perry Creek) Small on the S.S (Starboard Side) below a bluff of about 170 feet . . . — Map (db m112827) HM
Iowa (Woodbury County), Sioux City — 402 — Prospect HillAmerican Presbyterian and Reformed Historical Site
Erected by Iowa Presbyterians In Memory of Rev. Sheldon Jackson Rev. T.H. Cleland Rev. J.C. Elliott Pioneer Missionaries who on April 29, 1869 from this hill top viewed the great unchurched areas and after prayer went out to win . . . — Map (db m121813) HM
Iowa (Woodbury County), Sioux City — Sergeant Charles FloydGrave Site and Monument
Has Been Designated a Registered National Historic Landmark Under the Provision of the Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935 This Site Possesses Exceptional Value in Commemorating and Illustrating the History of the United States of . . . — Map (db m92780) HM
Iowa (Woodbury County), Sioux City — Sergeant Floyd Monument
Sergeant Charles Floyd Sergeant Charles Floyd was one of the outstanding members of the Lewis & Clark Expedition. Born in Jefferson County, Kentucky sometime between the years 1780 and 1785, his father and uncles served with George Rogers . . . — Map (db m92781) HM
Iowa (Woodbury County), Sioux City — The Death of Sergeant FloydLewis & Clark Expedition
Sgt. Floyd's Burial On Monday, August 20, 1804 this was written in the journal of Lewis and Clark: "...I am Dull & heavy been up the greater Part of last night with Serjt. Floyd, who is as bad as he can be to live...We set out under a . . . — Map (db m92782) HM
Iowa (Woodbury County), Sioux City — The Lewis & Clark Expedition
In 1804-1806, Captains Meriwether Lewis and William Clark led the Corps of Discovery on an epic journey. Charged by President Thomas Jefferson to find a water route to the Pacific Ocean through the newly acquired Louisiana territory, they mapped . . . — Map (db m112825) HM
Iowa (Woodbury County), Sioux City — The Lewis and Clark Expedition
In 1804-06, Captains Meriwether Lewis and William Clark led about 40 soldiers and boatmen on an epic journey. President Thomas Jefferson commissioned this "Corps of Discovery" to find a route to the Pacific Ocean through the newly acquired Louisiana . . . — Map (db m92783) HM
Iowa (Woodbury County), Sioux City — The Spirit of Siouxland
This sculpture commemorates Siouxland's extraordinary response to the crash of United Flight 232 on July 19,1989. It depicts the rescue of three-year-old Spencer Bailey by Lt. Col. Dennis Nielsen of the Iowa Air National Guard's 185th . . . — Map (db m112822) HM

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