Little Sioux, Iowa

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Little Sioux is a city of Iowa in the United States. The Lewis and Clark expedition went through the area in 1804, and named it Little Sioux River.[1] The first European settlers arrived in the 1850's.

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The first post office in Little Sioux opened in July, 1857.[2] This was the same year that the first school opened.[2] A two storey brick school was in use by 1885.[2]

In 2008, a boy scout camp near Little Sioux was hit by a tornado. Four boys were killed, and another 48 were injured.[3]

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  1. "Harrison County Iowa History Index" (in English). http://iagenweb.org/harrison/history.htm. Retrieved 2009-12-08.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "Little Sioux, Iowa". Harrison County, Iowa. http://www.itsjudy.com/harrison/littlesioux/index.htm. Retrieved 2009-12-08.
  3. Maag, Christopher; Bowley, Graham (June 12, 2008). "Tornado kills 4 in Iowa Boy Scout Camp" (in English). New York Times. http://www.nytimes.com/2008/06/12/us/13tornado.html. Retrieved 2009-12-08.