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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Sioux City, Iowa
Location of Sioux City, Iowa
► Woodbury County (30) ► Cherokee County (2) ► Crawford County (2) ► Ida County (5) ► Monona County (1) ► Plymouth County (2) ► Dakota County, Nebraska (2) ► Thurston County, Nebraska (1) ► Union County, South Dakota (19)
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|"Corps of Discovery” is a site-specific public-artwork based on the Louis
and Clark Expedition. Concepts and images were developed with
respect to the rich history of Woodbury County. The components
integrated throughout the building and . . . — — Map (db m161628) HM|
|Crushed by glaciers, carried by the wind, carved by rain, and inhabited by rare and unusual plants and animals, the Loess Hills of western Iowa possess natural features rarely duplicated anywhere else in the world. Only western Iowa and the Yellow . . . — — Map (db m162527) HM|
|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,
resembg Salmon Trout, 8 Salmon, 1
Rock, 1 flat Back, 127 Buffalow F
red horse, 4 Bass Y 490 Catt. . . . — — Map (db m161625) HM|
|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 . . . — — Map (db m161626) HM|
|We had seen but a few aquatic fouls of any
kind on the river since we commenced our
journey up the Missouri. this day I saw a
great number of feathers floating down the
river those feathers had a very extraordinary
appearance as the appeared in . . . — — Map (db m161627) HM|
|On August 21, Tuesday, 1804, Lewis & Clark wrote: "
We set out verry early this morning and proceeded on under a Gentle Breeze from the S.E.
Passed Willow Creek (Perry Creek) Small on the S.S. (Starboard Side) below a bluff of . . . — — Map (db m160796) HM|
in Memory of
Sioux City's First Bride
Born 1838 A.D.
Died 1865 A.D.
Milton E. Follis
Frank E. Gill, Pres.
W.M. Stevens, Past . . . — — Map (db m102568) HM|
|West Side of Monument
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|
People have always been attracted to the loess Hills, with their rich natural resources and beautiful landscape. Native peoples, explorers, early settlers, and modern man have gathered across, settled upon, and enjoyed these lush lands.
. . . — — Map (db m136493) HM|
"Today we work the land, or perhaps we should say the land works for us. It grows our food, supports our building, provides row materials for our industries, absorbs our wastes, and stores our water supplies. Therefore, we need to understand . . . — — Map (db m136524) HM|
| . . . — — Map (db m169806) WM|
| Named in Memory of
-Mayor of Sioux City-
He Knew and Loved the Prairie's
-1861 - 1925- — — Map (db m102570) HM|
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|
Prehistoric hunter-gatherers traveled these hills more than 13,000 years ago, finding all they needed to sustain their nomadic bands. They were followed by Archaic and Woodland cultures, which formed more permanent camps and cultivated crops. . . . — — Map (db m136492) HM|
|When Lewis & Clark saw western Iowa in 1804, the land was almost completely covered with prairie grasses and wildflowers. Now, very little of this vegetation remains. The largest tracts of undisturbed prairie found in Iowa are here in the Loess . . . — — Map (db m162542) HM|
| 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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
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|
|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|
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|