May 6 – 13
2017 Sioux City Historic Preservation Week
“Revitalizing through Preservation”
Thursday, May 11
Historic Preservation Week Walking Tour
Meet at 6 p.m. at the park by Aalfs Manufacturing, 1005 Historic 4th Street
A walking tour of Virginia and Court Street led Tom Munson, the Sioux City Public Museum’s Archival Manager. Free.
Thursday, May 11
Siouxland Agriculture 1885-1960
6:30 p.m. at the Sioux City Public Museum
An overview of farming in the Sioux City area from the late-19th century to the mid-20th century highlighting various aspects of farm life with a particular emphasis on farmsteads, crops, livestock and equipment. Presented in conjunction with “One Book One Siouxland.” Free.
Friday, May 12
Sioux City Historic Preservation Week Award Presentation
10:00 a.m. at the Peirce Mansion, 2901 Jackson Street
2017 Award Recipients: The John Peirce Mansion Committee
& Grace Linden
For a complete listing of Historic Preservation Week activities, click here.
Saturday, May 13
Sioux City History Projects Exhibit Reception & Awards Ceremony
1:00 – 3:00 p.m. at the Sioux City Public Museum
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June 5 - 6
Utilizing Local History
Teacher Professional Development Workshop
8:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Sioux City Public Museum
Geared to K-12 teachers who would like to incorporate local history into their curriculum. For details, visit the Professional Development section of our website or the Northwest AEA website.
Sunday, July 9
Bill Diamond Antique and Classic Car Show
Noon – 4 p.m. at the grounds of the Sergeant Floyd River Museum & Welcome Center
Thursday, July 13
Jackson Street Walking Tour
7:00 – 8:15 p.m.
Tom Munson, the Sioux City Public Museum’s Archives Manager will lead
a tour of the historic street beginning and ending at the Peirce Mansion.
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