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
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
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
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
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)
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
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
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
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