DAR Historical Marker - Pompeys Pillar

DAR marker commemorates the site's discovery and naming by Captain Clark of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, which includes his inscribed signature, believed to be the only such left by the Expedition. The DAR marker reads, "Pompeys Pillar. Discovered and named by Captain William Clark of the Lewis and Clark Expedition July 25, 1806. With Clark returning down the Yellowstone were: Pryor, Shannon, Bratton, Windsor, Hall, Shields, Gibson, Labiche, Chaboneau, Sacajawea and child, York the slave. In gratitude to Lewis and Clark, those intrepid leaders, to Sacajawea, their unerring guide, and to the Fidelity and Courage of all the company. This tablet is dedicated by Shining Mountain Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution, Billings, Montana May 24, 1928


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Street Address
388 Derek Way
Bozeman,  MT 59718

Phone: 4062197766

Pompey's Pillar is 25 east of Billings off I-94. GPS coordinates: 45.995473 | -108.004760

Site is open for walks year-around, from dawn to dusk. During May-Oct: Visitor's Center is open.

Site is open for walks year-around, from dawn to dusk. From May-Sept.: Visitor's Center open 9-6:00; Oct. Visitor's Center open 9-4:00; Nov. through April, Visitor's Center and Main Gate are closed (walk-in only during that time).

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Gift Shop, Parking, Picnic Tables, Public Restroom, Unescorted Tour

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