Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1804/07/30 William Clark Explorer William Clark notes that Sergeant Floyd is "verry unwell a bad Cold" etc. Lewis and Clark Expedition
1804/08/20 Charles Floyd (explorer) Died Quartermaster Sergeant Charles Floyd dies on August 20th. The expedition holds a funeral and buries Floyd on a bluff overlooking the Missouri River, namjng it Floyd's Bluff in his honor. Lewis and Clark Expedition
1857/00/00 After erosion causes much of Floyd's grave and the cedar post marker installed by the expedition to wash away. Citizens rescued most of Floyd's skeleton, and re-buried it 200 meters east of the original burial site.
1895/08/00 Charles Floyd (explorer) In Memoriam Two plaster casts of Sargent Floyd's skull and jaw are made and photographed. One of the casts has long since been lost.
1895/08/20 Charles Floyd (explorer) In Memoriam Sargent Charles Floyd's remains were buried again. Sioux City residents Thomas J Stone, John H Charles, George D Perkins, C R Marks and G W Wakefield establish the Floyd Association to erect a monument.
1901/05/30 Sergeant Floyd Monument's white sandstone, 100 feet (30 m) high obelisk is completed.

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Particulars for Sergeant Floyd Monument:
Area of Significance Exploration-settlement
Historic Use Graves, burials
Owner Local
Level of Significance National
Criteria Person
Sight Category Structure

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration:

Registry Name:
Registry Address:
Registry Number: 66000340
Resource Type:
Owner: Local
Architect: unknown
Architectural Style: No style listed
Other Certification: Designated National Landmark
Nominator Name: National Historic Landmark
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Exploration-settlement
Applicable Criteria: Person
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1850-1874, 1800-1824
Significant Year: 1804, 1857, 1901
Associated People: Floyd,Sgt. Charles
Historic Function: Funerary
Historic Sub-Function: Graves, burials
Current Function: Recreation and Culture, Funerary
Current Sub-Function: Work of art (sculpture, carving, rock art) Graves, burials

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