There’s No Other Historical Landmark In Iowa Quite Like This 215-Year-Old Grave

There’s so much to discover in Iowa that it’s nearly impossible to see it all. However, one small historic landmark should be on your Iowa bucket list — the Sergeant Floyd Monument. It’s so important that it was the very first National Historic Landmark! Take a look at the story of Sergeant Floyd and his lasting impact below.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

You can find the Sergeant Floyd Monument at 2601 S Lewis Blvd., Sioux City, IA 51103. The River Museum and Welcome Center is docked at 1000 Larsen Park Rd., Sioux City, IA 51103.

For more fascinating landmarks and monuments in Iowa, read 15 Historical Landmarks You Absolutely Must Visit In Iowa