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Beautiful Place to Visit

My husband and I stopped here after walking along the riverfront and seeing this area as we were... read more

Reviewed August 19, 2018
Peper81
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Troy, Missouri
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Peaceful place

My family went here and we spent about 20 minutes. It’s absolutely beautiful. You take a few... read more

Reviewed October 28, 2017
505christiner
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Land O Lakes
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Aug 19, 2018
“Beautiful Place to Visit”
Oct 28, 2017
“Peaceful place”
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900 Larsen Park Rd, Sioux City, IA 51103-4916
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Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I stopped here after walking along the riverfront and seeing this area as we were getting ready to leave. We didn’t realize what this area was for until we saw the sign and then googled it. Once we saw the results from...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed October 28, 2017 via mobile

My family went here and we spent about 20 minutes. It’s absolutely beautiful. You take a few moments to pause and reflect and to remember those involved who passed and who survived. It’s a very touching memorial. You can easily just sit there and reflect.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed June 13, 2017 via mobile

This simple memorial commemorates the people throughout Siouxland (Sioux City and the surrounding communities) who selflessly responded to aid the victims of a disabled DC-10 that had crashed while attempting an emergency landing at the Sioux City airport-hence the name, "The Spirit of Siouxland." The...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Marlord
Reviewed February 19, 2017

I was glad to see another reviewer wrote an excellent description about the history surrounding this memorial. While the area sustained flood damage several years ago, the rejuvenation process continues and things are looking pretty good again. This is a picturesque spot in Sioux City...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Nancy M
Reviewed October 25, 2016

On July 19, 1989, United flight 232 left Denver Colorado bound for Chicago Illinois. 296 passengers were on board including 52 children that were participating in United Airlines "Children's Day" promotion. Somewhere over Alta Iowa about 60 miles east of Sioux City the disk in...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed October 24, 2016

For anyone who remembers this day in 1989, this is a very fitting tribute to this fateful event. Nicely done.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Leonard S
Reviewed September 7, 2016

A moving memorial to a tragedy that the community responded to in a monumental way. Recognizing the crash of Flight 232, it is one reminder of several in the area in regard to this incident. Take some time to walk along the river and explore...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank loesshawk2015
Reviewed July 27, 2016

I happen to work this disaster at the hospital, so while I love this statue and this memorial, it brings tears to my eyes every time.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Sue M
Reviewed October 5, 2015

Below the Flight 232 Memorial, the Spirit of Siouxland statue is a re-creation of a photo taken the day of the Flight 232 crash. It symbolizes how the community joined together to prepare for and the response to the victims of the United plane crash...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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