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Your Link to the Past

South Bottoms Memorial

Riverside Park Area

Prospect Hill

On Prospect Hill is a monument erected in memory of three pioneer missionaries. These men, Reverends Jackson, Cleveland and Elliot, were on their way to the west to teach Christianity. All of the members of the Sioux City settlement were asked to attend a prayer meeting on this hill. The monument was built later to commemorate this event.


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Sgt. Floyd River Museum & Welcome Center

Peirce Mansion

old_Peirce_mansion_photo-for_webThe Peirce Mansion was built by John Peirce as a family home in 1890 for $80,000. The Pierce family lived in the house from 1891 to 1893 when John Peirce lost his fortune in the national depression. 

The mansion was built of South Dakota quartzite (also known as Sioux Falls Granite). The spectacular home had twenty-one rooms with elegantly carved woodwork, ornate paneling, large ballroom, and a grand staircase. 

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