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Pompey's Pillar

Pompey's Pillar, Montana
County of Yellowstone.
West of town of Pompey's Pillar on U.S. 10
National Register Number: 66000440
Resource type: Site.
Property type: Landscape - natural feature. The threat level was Satisfactory in
2008.
Congressional District: MT-at-Large Certified Local Government: NO
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Current use/information: National Monument: www.mt.blm.gov/pillarmon; 406-875-2233.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - July 23, 1965):
Pompey's Pillar is a massive natural block of sandstone which was a major landmark on the Lewis and Clark Expedition. Clark's signature, carved on its surface, is still visible, the only physical evidence remaining of the expedition.

Condition:
The condition of the landmark is good.

A Resource Management Plan for the site is currently underway.


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