Near Worden in Yellowstone County, Montana — The American West (Mountains)
Triumph and Torment
August 3, 1806 Encampment
"last night the Musquetors was so troublesom that no one of the party Slept half the night. for my part I did not Sleep one hour. those tormenting insects found their way into My beare (mosquitoe net) and tormented me the whole night. they are not less noumerous or troublesome this morning..." - William Clark, August 3, 1806
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Exploration • Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Lewis & Clark Expedition series list.
Location. 45° 59.661′ N, 108° 0.043′ W. Marker is near Worden, Montana, in Yellowstone County. Marker can be reached from State Highway 312 near South 31st Road, on the right when traveling west. This marker is on The "Yellowstone River" Walkway at Pompeys Pillar National Monument. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3001 Highway 312, Worden MT 59088, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The "Yellowstone River" Walkway (a few steps from this marker); Buffalo: Then and Now (within shouting distance of this marker); Coal: Black Wave of the Future (within shouting distance of this marker); A Good Home (within shouting distance of this marker); Open Spaces: Room to Roam (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sign of American Indians (about 500 feet away); Making Canoes, Then and Now (about 500 feet away); Clark's Canoe Camp on the Yellowstone, Archaeology Study (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Worden.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 25, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 25, 2021, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 38 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 25, 2021, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.