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Lewis And Clark

Descendant of William Clark floats Missouri River

Descendant of William Clark floats Missouri River

GREAT FALLS — The scale of time under which Churchill Clark operates would be daunting to many.

July 31, 2014 2:22 pm Photos

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Montana History Minute: Buckskins weren't just a fashion statement for Lewis and Clark

Montana History Minute: Buckskins weren't just a fashion statement for Lewis and Clark

Pompey's Pillar National Monument manager Jeff Kitchens explains why buckskin outfits were popular choice on the Lewis and Clark Expedition.

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208 years after Lewis' travels, Blackfoot an undaunted current for floaters

208 years after Lewis' travels, Blackfoot an undaunted current for floaters

BONNER — More than 200 years ago, Meriwether Lewis camped along Missoula’s latest addition to its river playground.

July 06, 2014 12:00 pm Photos

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Billings students sweep at Mathcounts competition

Billings students sweep at Mathcounts competition

Teams of 6th, 7th and 8th grade student “Mathletes” from 11 regional middle schools competed in the Mathcounts contest Friday at Montana State University Billings.

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Tribal tribute kites coming to Billings airport

Tribal tribute kites coming to Billings airport

The large buffalo that Billings artist Angela Babby painted on rip-stop nylon is dramatic.

May 15, 2013 12:15 am Photos

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Presentation tonight on Yellowstone River history and access

A presentation on the history and access of the Yellowstone River is set for tonight at 7 in the MSUB Library's third floor classroom.

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Marking time

Marking time

A cross-cut of the historic Camp Monaco tree, sprouted in 1792, marks the Lewis and Clark Expedition of 1804 and the founding of Yellowstone Park in 1872, along with the Yellowstone fires of 1988, which killed the tree.

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Finds intriguing but not conclusive at possible Clark site

Finds intriguing but not conclusive at possible Clark site

Charcoal found near Park City may date from the time William Clark traveled down the Yellowstone River.

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MSUB students examine river bank

MSUB students examine river bank

Montana State University Billings history professor Tom Rust, right, and students Katalin Walker, Jennifer Hildebrandt and Dana Block work at a site along the Yellowstone River last spring in search of clues that William Clark might have camped there.

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Montana, Kentucky share roots in kite show

The “Visions of Lewis and Clark” kite display that originally hung in Billings Logan International Airport has been selected by the Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft to be the signature exhibit of the museum’s tribute to the Corps of Discovery members who were from the Louisville area.

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State tells Supreme Court that Montana rivers are clearly 'navigable'

HELENA — If you want to decide if the Missouri River is navigable, just ask Lewis and Clark, the state says in its argument in a $41 million-plus case before the U.S. Supreme Court hinging on that navigability — and their answer clearly would be “yes.”

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Area Boy Scouts pitch in on an archaeological dig

Area Boy Scouts pitch in on an archaeological dig

Area Boy Scouts help in May with an archaeological dig being run by Montana State University Billings on an island in the Yellowstone River that may have been a campsite for William Clark and his exploration party on their return from the Pacific Coast to St. Louis in 1806.

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Boy Scout dig

Boy Scout dig

Area Boy Scouts help in May with an archaeological dig being run by Montana State University Billings on an island in the Yellowstone River that may have been a campsite for William Clark and his exploration party on their return from the Pacific Coast to St. Louis in 1806.

September 16, 2011 4:20 pmLoading…
Annual Clark Days brings history to life

Annual Clark Days brings history to life

POMPEYS PILLAR — Visitors to this year's Clark Days at the Pompeys Pillar National Monument will find new signs pointing to history.

July 23, 2011 9:50 pm Photos

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MSU Billings students head to island

MSU Billings students head to island

Montana State University Billings history student Ben Nordlund, left, and professor Tom Rust, right, pull a canoe with students Taylor Belenski, Jennifer Hindebrandt, Katalin Walker and Alex Spry across a branch of the Yellowstone River on their way to an island to look for a possible Willia…

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MSU Billings search for signs of Clark campsite

MSU Billings search for signs of Clark campsite

River crossings and lousy weather didn’t dampen the spirits of an intrepid corps of Montana State University Billings students searching for traces of William Clark along the Yellowstone River.

April 16, 2011 12:15 am Photos

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Moellendorf and Nordlund check soil resistance

Moellendorf and Nordlund check soil resistance

Montana State University Billings history students Dylan Moellendorf, left, and Ben Nordlund use a soil-resistance sensor to detect for possible latrines, fire rings or other evidence of William Clark's canoe camp on the Yellowstone River near Park City.

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MSU Billings students carry equipment

MSU Billings students carry equipment

Montana State University professor Tom Rust and students Alex Spry, Ben Nordlund, Rust, Jennifer Hildebrandt, Taylor Belenski and Katalin Walker haul equipment across a Yellowstone River sandbar on their way to study a possible site of William Clark's canoe camp near Park City.

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MSU Billings students excavate site

MSU Billings students excavate site

Montana State UniversityU Billings history students Jennifer Hildebrandt and Dana Block, left, help professor Tom Rust, in brown jacket, measure an excavation pit while Katalin Walker records information at a possible William Clark campsite on the Yellowstone River south of Park City.

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MSU Billings students screen dirt

MSU Billings students screen dirt

Montana State University Billings history students Dana Block, Katalin Walker and Jennifer Hildebrandt, along with professor Tom Rust, sift dirt dug from an excavation on a Yellowstone River island during a search for William Clark's canoe camp. The site only produced bits of charcoal and sm…

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