Brett French reports: BLM proposing repairs to Pompeys Pillar
By angelamontana

Posted: February 10, 2022

Brett French reports the following:

How far should we go to preserve a historic landmark? The Bureau of Land Management is proposing extensive work to shore up Pompeys Pillar, the sandstone feature along the Yellowstone River where William Clark left his signature in 1806. Under the agency’s proposal, the crumbling rock structure would be reinforced with bolts, have cracks sealed with concrete and a sealant applied over sandstone. To learn more about the site, and the proposed work, check out my story at

Written by Brett French | Outdoors Editor for the Billings Gazette