Pompeys Pillar National Monument
Pompeys Pillar National Monument manager Jeff Kitchens explains how William Clark got his signature so high up on the sandstone formation.
Linda Farnes fondly remembers the days when Don Foote, who with his wife, Stella, once owned Pompeys Pillar, would trade Wonderland Amusement Park tickets for cookies baked by her mother, Ruthann.
Pompeys Pillar National Monument manager Jeff Kitchens talks about the tradition of people carving their name into the famous rock that went back centuries.
“Where the Locals Go: Montana,” an online hub at National Geographic magazine’s website, now features photos from a number of Montana attractions thanks to a partnership with National Geographic Travel.
FORSYTH — They raced east to west across the mile-long wheat field like swimmers in a lap pool, their harvesters sending ripples through the golden grain.
POMPEYS PILLAR — If you squint your eyes and take a whiff or two, Ken and Daphne Kuhlmann will have you convinced you’re witnessing a cattle drive from 150 years ago.
The annual Clark Days celebration is Saturday and Sunday at Pompeys Pillar National Monument east of Billings.
Although no fireworks will be launched from the top of Pompeys Pillar on Friday, visitors are likely to flock to area attractions for the holiday weekend.
In a photo provided by Pompeys Pillar National Monument, the parking lot of the site is full of vehicles for a Fourth of July celebration in what is believed to be the 1930s.
Beth and Tom Schwartz of Syracuse, N.Y., apply insect repellent to their children Connor, 14, Sarah, 12, and Christopher, 10, before visiting Pompeys Pillar National Monument on Thursday. The family said they have already put 1,000 miles on their Denver rental car on their way to Yellowstone…
The Bureau of Land Management has recognized the Friends of Pompeys Pillar for its volunteer work for the Pompeys Pillar National Monument.
Pompeys Pillar set for flooding
Claire Dean, a conservator from Oregon, spent most of Thursday on a ladder at Pompeys Pillar National Monument, and, with a brush, painstakingly tried to match paint with sandstone colors to obliterate graffiti carved into the rock last fall.
The Pompeys Pillar National Monument Visitor Center will open to the public on Saturday.
A group of visitors at Pompeys Pillar participate in a nature walk around the monument during the annual Clark Days Celebration.
To preserve the historic Bundy Bridge that crosses the Yellowstone River near Pompeys Pillar National Monument, the county’s park board is recommending steps to stabilize the structure.
The old Bundy Bridge, a historic steel truss structure that spans the Yellowstone River near Pompeys Pillar National Monument, has seen better days in its nearly 100-year existence.
The Bureau of Land Management has identified Cole Randall as the man suspected of carving his name and the date at Pompeys Pillar National Monument last month.
A security system at Pompeys Pillar National Monument and a partnership with local law enforcement helped the Bureau of Land Management identify a person suspected of defacing the historic landmark where Capt. William Clark, of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, etched his name.
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