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Pompeys Pillar National Monument

Montana History Minute: Was William Clark a giant?

Montana History Minute: Was William Clark a giant?

Pompeys Pillar National Monument manager Jeff Kitchens explains how William Clark got his signature so high up on the sandstone formation.

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A pillar of the region

A pillar of the region

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.

September 27, 2014 6:00 am Photos

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Montana History Minute - William Clark's name carving just continued a long tradition

Montana History Minute - William Clark's name carving just continued a long tradition

Pompeys Pillar National Monument manager Jeff Kitchens talks about the tradition of people carving their name into the famous rock that went back centuries.

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National Geographic showcases "Where the Locals Go" in Montana

National Geographic showcases "Where the Locals Go" in Montana

“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.

September 05, 2014 1:40 pm Photos

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Montana wheat harvest late but high in protein

Montana wheat harvest late but high in protein

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.

August 18, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Cowboys and cowgirls drive cattle at Pompeys Pillar during Clark Days

Cowboys and cowgirls drive cattle at Pompeys Pillar during Clark Days

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.

August 02, 2014 3:44 pm Photos

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Pompeys Pillar hosts Clark Days on Saturday, Sunday

The annual Clark Days celebration is Saturday and Sunday at Pompeys Pillar National Monument east of Billings.

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Patriotic road trip: Travelers likely to be in town over the holiday weekend

Patriotic road trip: Travelers likely to be in town over the holiday weekend

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. 

July 04, 2014 7:15 am Video Photos

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1930s Pompeys Pillar

1930s Pompeys Pillar

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.

July 03, 2014 12:30 pmLoading…
Beth and Tom Schwartz of Syracuse, N.Y.

Beth and Tom Schwartz of Syracuse, N.Y.

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…

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BLM recognizes Friends of Pompeys Pillar organization

BLM recognizes Friends of Pompeys Pillar organization

The Bureau of Land Management has recognized the Friends of Pompeys Pillar for its volunteer work for the Pompeys Pillar National Monument.

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Pompeys Pillar National Monument preparing for flooding

Pompeys Pillar set for flooding

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Pompeys Pillar monument vandalism covered up, sort of

Pompeys Pillar monument vandalism covered up, sort of

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.

May 23, 2014 2:40 pm Video Photos

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Pompeys Pillar Visitor Center to open Saturday

Pompeys Pillar Visitor Center to open Saturday

The Pompeys Pillar National Monument Visitor Center will open to the public on Saturday.

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Clark Days

Clark Days

A group of visitors at Pompeys Pillar participate in a nature walk around the monument during the annual Clark Days Celebration.

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County Park Board recommends stabilizing Bundy Bridge

County Park Board recommends stabilizing Bundy Bridge

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.

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Ideas 'for next 100 years' sought for historic Bundy Bridge

Ideas 'for next 100 years' sought for historic Bundy Bridge

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.

February 03, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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BLM names suspect in Pompeys Pillar vandalism

BLM names suspect in Pompeys Pillar vandalism

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.

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Security system key tool in Pompeys Pillar vandalism probe

Security system key tool in Pompeys Pillar vandalism probe

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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C-SPAN crew spends week filming Billings

C-SPAN crew spends week filming Billings

Billings, your 15 minutes of fame is calling – on C-SPAN.

September 09, 2013 5:20 pm Photos

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