Sergeant Floyd Monument

Glenn Ave. and Lewis Rd., Sioux City, Iowa

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Photo taken by Jim Allen in Aug 2017

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Description 

This 100-foot obelisk commemorates the burial of the only member of the Lewis and Clark Expedition to lose his life during the expedition. Floyd died on August 20, 1804, most likely of appendicitis. -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, June 30, 1960

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on October 15, 1966
Reference number
66000340
Area of significance
Exploration/Settlement
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
B - Person
Property type
Structure
Historic function
Graves/burials
Current functions
Work of art (sculpture, carving, rock art); Graves/burials
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1850-1874; 1800-1824
Significant years
1804; 1857; 1901

Update Log 

  • October 12, 2017: New photo from Jim Allen