2017 Encampment title

Saturday, August 19 and Sunday, August 20
Sergeant Floyd Memorial Encampment
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday at the grounds of the Sergeant Floyd River Museum & Welcome Center

Saturday, August 19
Sgt. Floyd Burial Ceremony
6:00 p.m. at the Sgt. Floyd Monument


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Monday, August 21
Solar Eclipse Viewing
11:30 - 2:30 p.m.
View the partial solar eclipse on the Museum Plaza or the grounds of the Sergeant Floyd River Museum & Welcome Center.
Free safety glasses will be provided for the first 100 attendees at each location. Conditions will resemble twilight as the eclipse moves through. During the height of the eclipse, the sun at Sioux City will be about 93 percent obscured. Feel free to bring blankets, lawn chairs, and lunch.



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Sioux City Public Museum

Tuesday – Saturday

10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.


(712) 279-6174


607 4th Street

Sioux City, IA 51101




Sergeant Floyd River Museum & Welcome Center

10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. daily

Closed New Year’s, Easter,

Thanksgiving and Christmas


(712) 279-0198


1000 Larsen Park Road

Sioux City, IA 51103