A New Nation's Journey West June 12 - 29, 2002
Sunday June 16, 2002 Yankton
first stop was Onawa, IA, where we saw a different interpretation of the
pointing out the problems
of interpreting a 200 year old event. We raised our flag here.
Then it was on to
Sgt. Foyd's grave at Sioux City, IA. The river had cut away the bluffs
where he was buried, so he has been moved several times. Floyd died near
here on Aug. 20, 1804.
Water Vessel Sgt. Floyd converted into an interpretive center. A great
place to visit.
This is Spirit Mound, which was feared by the Indians because they
thought a race of "little people lived hereLewis and Clark climbed up
here and discovered birds devouring flying ants. They could see for many
miles across the prairie.