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Address: S. Lewis Blvd, Sioux City, IA

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Obelisk

This is a large stone obelisk dedicated to Sgt. Flloyd (Lewis and CLark) who died in the area on their historic trip. If you are interested in large stone obelisks, this is for... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 8, 2015
Katherine C
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Iowa City, Iowa
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Iowa City, Iowa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

This is a large stone obelisk dedicated to Sgt. Flloyd (Lewis and CLark) who died in the area on their historic trip. If you are interested in large stone obelisks, this is for you.

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Sioux City
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Sgt Floyd, must see US history stop. Tells the story of Sgt Floyd, who was the only member of the Lewis and Clark exp. to die during the trip. Go In the evening, awesome view of the surrounding area and river. Kids love it.

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Sioux City, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

In the style of the Washington Monument, this is a nice place to see the monument dedicated to the only member to die on the Lewis and Clark expedition, Sgt. Charles Floyd. Accessible from Hwy 75 and can be viewed via Interstate 29. Provides history of the expedition and of the monument itself. And of course a great view of... More 

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Slater Ia., United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Really something to see & understand it's construction. A great tribute too. took several photos& we were so fortunate the weather was perfect& sunny&no wind.

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San Diego, California
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Best view of the Missouri in the Sioux City area. This is a tomb of the only person who died on the Lewis and Clark trip. You can imagine the journey as you stand above the Missouri River and see the vastness of the area.

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Payson, Arizona
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5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

I enjoyed the plaques with brief history. Easy walk to views. Looks like a mini Washington monument.

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Cumming, GA
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52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

I read a little about Lewis and Clark before we started out road trip from Georgia to Seattle, so we decided to stop and see this memorial. It was well worth the stop. It should be a brief stop, since there are 3-4 info stations, the monument itself and then a very short walk to look off and see the... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
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5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Monument to the only member of the Lewis and Clark expedition to have died on the trip. Great piece of American history; visible from I-29, accessible from US 75.

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houston
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Good view of South Sioux City and the Missouri River. Nice shaded picnic tables. Has a rest room. It's not on I-29 but to get there from I-29 exit 143 Singing Hills Blvd, it's about 1 mile north on old Highway 75.

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Winnipeg
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

This is a rather large obelisk that faces a bluff overlooking the Missouri River, downtown Sioux City and the I-29. It's high enough for you to get a pretty nice view of the surroundings. The obelisk is a big stone tower. It's not much to look at, unless you're really into obelisks. The history behind the commemoration is more interesting... More 

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