Newsroom from Summer of 2014
Other Places with 232 Exhibits
The Spirit of Siouxland, the 232 Memorial, is located next to the Anderson Dance Pavillion. From the Sioux City Journal - Statue dedicated: The statute depicts then Lt. Col. Dennis Nielsen of the Air National Guard carrying Spencer Bailey, 3, from the wreckage of the crash of United Flight 232 at Sioux Gateway Airport on July 19, 1989. Pilot Capt. Al Haynes said, “As we dedicate this statute, let us see all whose actions were involved” in the rescue effort. A total of 112 persons died and another 184 survived.
A series of boulders leads the visitor into the memorial area. Sculpture, Dale Lamphere was commissioned to construct the statue.
The Sioux City Public Museum features the crash of United Flight 232 in a 3-minute video and display as part of the Disaster and Recovery Exhibit along with a commemorative sculpture given to the 185th Iowa Air National Guard Unit.
Location is 607 4th Street. *Admission is free.
Trinity Heights offers a peaceful place for meditation as well as beautiful sculptures of Jesus and Mother Mary. Sculpture, Dale Lampere of Sturgis SD, who sculpted the Flt 232 Memorial as well as those at Trinity Heights.
*Admission is free.