• photo of a replica keelboat with a crew member on the bow at sunset

    Lewis & Clark

    National Historic Trail ID,IL,IA,KS,MO,MT,NE,ND,OR,SD,WA

Stories

The story section of History and Culture begins with an endeavor we refer to as Little Known Facts about the Lewis and Clark Expedition.

As the future un-folds we will bring more stories of the history and culture of the Trail to readers. Stay tuned.

Did You Know?

William Clark's signature at Pompeys Pillar

Two hundred years after the Lewis and Clark Expedition, the only physical evidence of the journey is found near Billings, MT. In July 1805, William Clark carved his name into the soft rock of what he called Pompeys Tower. This site is now preserved at Pompeys Pillar National Monument.