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SGT. FLOYD MEMORIAL ENCAMPMENT SET FOR RIVERFRONT

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Sioux City’s riverfront will be transformed this weekend into an 1804 living-history camp replicating the Lewis and Clark expedition’s stay in present-day here on their trek to the northwest.

Mary Green-Warnstadt of the Public museum says the annual Sergeant Floyd Memorial Encampment takes place at the River Museum and Welcome Center on Larsen Park Road:


OC……….during the journey. ;14

Saturday at 6pm a re-enactment of the burial of Sgt. Charles Floyd will be held on on the grounds of the Floyd Monument on Highway 75 off Glenn Avenue:


OC………..public seating there. ;10

The historical re-enactors are with the Omaha-based Discovery Corps, Inc. and the local Sergeant Floyd Honor Guard;


OC……of the expedition. :14

The riverfront activities are all free and run Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.