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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Sioux City, Iowa

 
Clickable Map of Woodbury County, Iowa and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Woodbury County, IA (30) Cherokee County, IA (2) Crawford County, IA (2) Ida County, IA (5) Monona County, IA (1) Plymouth County, IA (2) Dakota County, NE (2) Thurston County, NE (1) Union County, SD (19)  WoodburyCounty(30) Woodbury County (30)  CherokeeCounty(2) Cherokee County (2)  CrawfordCounty(2) Crawford County (2)  IdaCounty(5) Ida County (5)  MononaCounty(1) Monona County (1)  PlymouthCounty(2) Plymouth County (2)  DakotaCountyNebraska(2) Dakota County (2)  ThurstonCounty(1) Thurston County (1)  UnionCountySouth Dakota(19) Union County (19)
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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1Iowa (Woodbury County), Sioux City — "Corps Of Discovery"
"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
2Iowa (Woodbury County), Sioux City — An American Treasure — Iowa's Loess Hills
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
3Iowa (Woodbury County), Sioux City — August 16, 1804 — Clark's Journal
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. . . . Map (db m161625) HM
4Iowa (Woodbury County), Sioux City — August 3, 1804 — Clark's Journal
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
5Iowa (Woodbury County), Sioux City — August 8, 1804 — Lewis' Journal
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
6Iowa (Woodbury County), Sioux City — Big Sioux River Valley — Lewis & Clark Expedition
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
7Iowa (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
8Iowa (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
9Iowa (Woodbury County), Sioux City — From Settlement to State Park — Stone State Park
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
10Iowa (Woodbury County), Sioux City — Geology Wonders — Stone State Park
"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
11Iowa (Woodbury County), Sioux City — Grand Army of the Republic — 1861 - 1865
. . . Map (db m169806) WM
12Iowa (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
13Iowa (Woodbury County), Sioux City — M.V. Sergeant Floyd — Lewis & 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
14Iowa (Woodbury County), Sioux City — Native Peoples of the Loess — Stone State Park
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
15Iowa (Woodbury County), Sioux City — Prairies in the Hills — Iowa's Loess Hills
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
16Iowa (Woodbury County), Sioux City — 402 — Prospect Hill — American 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
17Iowa (Woodbury County), Sioux City — Sergeant Charles Floyd — Grave 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
18Iowa (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
19Iowa (Woodbury County), Sioux City — The Death of Sergeant Floyd — Lewis & 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
20Iowa (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
21Iowa (Woodbury County), Sioux City — The Lewis and Clark Expedition — Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail
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
22Iowa (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
 
Apr. 23, 2021