Sioux City Landmarks
Sergeant Floyd Monument
"The Sergeant Floyd Monument is a monument on the Missouri River at Floyd's Bluff. The monument honors Charles Floyd, a member of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, who died on the upstream voyage in 1804 and was buried here.
The monument is the first designated National Historic Landmark of the United States.
Charles Floyd was a United States explorer, a non-commissioned officer and quartermaster in the Lewis and Clark Expedition. A native of Kentucky, he was a relative of William Clark. He was one of the first men to join the expedition," (Wikipedia, 2014).
Woodbury County Courthouse - 620 Douglas Street
"The Woodbury County Courthouse is a building that fills an entire quarter block in Sioux City, IA. It is regarded as 'one of the finest Prairie School buildings in the United States' and has been declared a National Historic Landmark. It is used for legal proceedings in the county," (Wikipedia, 2014).
Sergeant floyd Towboat - 1000 Larsen Park road
The M.V. Sergeant Floyd, a decommissioned, inspection boat of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, was named in honor of Sergeant Charles Floyd, the only man to have died on the Lewis and Clark Expedition. Floyd, an engineer soldier, accompanied Meriwether Lewis and William Clark on their epic 1804 expedition to the Pacific Northwest. The Towboat was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1989.
old fire house #1 - 408 Water Street
Sioux City Hose House #1 has the distinction of being the oldest house remaining in Sioux City, and it was last used as a fire house in 1922. Pioneer Iron Workers occupied it in 1923 and Hydraulic Sales and Services took occupancy in 1955. It was designated a local landmark in 2010.
The architect is unknown and the style is Gothic revival. The period from 1865-1895 was known as the period of the red brick fire house. It is the style that most people associated with the old fashioned fire house. They were larger and could accommodate bigger equipment and personnel. Fire House #1 falls into this category.
Warfield-pratt-howell company wholesale warehouse - 302 Jones Street