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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
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.

The condition of the landmark is good.

A Resource Management Plan for the site is currently underway.

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