“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Worden, Montana

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Location of Worden, Montana
    Yellowstone County (146)
    Big Horn County (49)
    Carbon County (35)
    Golden Valley County (0)
    Musselshell County (0)
    Rosebud County (62)
    Stillwater County (2)
    Treasure County (8)
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1Montana (Yellowstone County), Worden — A Crossroads of Events
The Yellowstone Valley at Pompeys Pillar was a crossroads for travelers and wildlife and a cavalry campsite and staging area. The artist’s rendering on this sign depicts the area directly across the river as it may have looked in 1873 when Lt. . . . Map (db m82763) HM
2Montana (Yellowstone County), Worden — A Good Home
"The Apsáalooke say that a good home has a road to it. This is in reference to a home where people like to come and visit.... At a good home visitors are always welcome." Excerpted from Apsáalooke Social and Family Structure, by Dale . . . Map (db m165555) HM
3Montana (Yellowstone County), Worden — Buffalo: Then and NowAugust 1, 1806 Encampment
At the time of Lewis and Clark's journey, it is estimated that there were from 30 to 60 million free ranging buffalo on America's Great Plains. These animals were the main sustenance of the American Plains Indians as well as a critical food source . . . Map (db m165516) HM
4Montana (Yellowstone County), Worden — Camp #44 of the 1873 Yellowstone Expedition
In June, 1873, a Northern Pacific Railroad surveying party escorted by 1,500 soldiers, including the 7th Cavalry under the command of George Armstrong Custer, and 325 civilians, left Dakota Territory for the Yellowstone Valley to survey a route for . . . Map (db m62147) HM
5Montana (Yellowstone County), Worden — Clark's Canoe Camp on the Yellowstone, Archaeology Study
Archaeologist Tom Rust, PhD of Montana State University Billings, carried out a detailed archaeological study of the proposed site. Using Modern tools and technology, he made convincing discoveries. Where Clark's camp symbol was mapped, a . . . Map (db m165718) HM
6Montana (Yellowstone County), Worden — Coal: Black Wave of the FutureJuly 29, 1806 Encampment
President Jefferson told Lewis to record mineral resources of every kind; but more particularly metals, limestone, pit coal, & saltpeter. At that time, Jefferson considered coal the basic natural resource of the future. Today, eastern Montana has . . . Map (db m165554) HM
7Montana (Yellowstone County), Worden — Injury Forces a Halt to Build CanoesJuly 19, 1806 Canoe Camp
Clark intended to canoe the entire length of the Yellowstone. But, for four days he noted "I can See no timber Sufficently large... to answer my purpose." Then a tragic event happened on the evening of July 18, when Gibson "fell on a snag . . . Map (db m165769) HM
8Montana (Yellowstone County), Worden — Making Canoes, Then and Now
"I deturmined to have two Canoes made out of the largest of those trees and lash them together which will cause them to be Study (sturdy)..." - William Clark, July 20, 1806 After traveling by horseback over 100 miles in five days, . . . Map (db m165717) HM
9Montana (Yellowstone County), Worden — Open Spaces: Room to RoamJuly 27, 1806 Encampment
On July 24, while traveling through what is now Billings, Montana, Clark wrote, "for me to mention or give an estimate of the differant Spcies of wild animals on this river particularly Buffalow, Elk Antelopes & Wolves would be incredible. I . . . Map (db m165556) HM
10Montana (Yellowstone County), Worden — Pompey’s PillarPompey's Pillar National Monument — Lewis & Clark National Landmark —
Captain Wm. Clark, of the Lewis & Clark Expedition stopped here July 25, 1806 on his way down the Yellowstone. He wrote in his journal that the rock which he named Pompey’s Tower, was: “200 feet high and 400 paces in secumpherance and only . . . Map (db m154973) HM
11Montana (Yellowstone County), Worden — Pompey's Pillar
Called Iishiia Anaache or "Place Where the Mountain Lion Dwells" by the Apsaalooka (Crow) people, Pompey's Pillar was a well-known landmark to the Plains Indians. It was here, at a strategic natural crossing of the Yellowstone, or Elk River as it . . . Map (db m62146) HM
12Montana (Yellowstone County), Worden — Pompey's Pillar
Pompey's Pillar Discovered and named by Captain William Clark of the Lewis and Clark Expedition July 25, 1806. With Clark returning down the Yellowstone were: Pryor, Shannon, Bratton, Windsor, Hall, Shields, Gibson, Labiche, Chaboneau, Sacajawea . . . Map (db m145655) HM
13Montana (Yellowstone County), Worden — Preparations of Continuing the TripJuly 20-23, 1806 Canoe Camp
At Canoe Camp, the party of thirteen, including Sacajawea and Pomp, were busy carving out the canoe, hunting, dressing skins, making clothing, "as they are nearly naked" and drying meat to provision themselves. "The horses being fatigued . . . Map (db m165770) HM
14Montana (Yellowstone County), Worden — Sign of American IndiansJuly 24, 1809 Encampment
Although Clark encountered no American Indians along the Yellowstone, they crossed paths many times, and Clark paid keen attention to signs of their presence. The day before reaching Pompeys Pillar, Clark visited a very large ceremonial lodge built . . . Map (db m165716) HM
15Montana (Yellowstone County), Worden — The "Yellowstone River" WalkwayClark on the Yellowstone River — July 15-August 3, 1806 —
As you walk down the curving sidewalk through the Interpretive Center to the Pillar, notice the narrow strip of concrete that runs near the middle. This represents a map of the Yellowstone River. It runs from the vase of the Bozeman Pass where . . . Map (db m165514) HM
16Montana (Yellowstone County), Worden — The Changing Faces of Pompeys PillarStabilizing the Rock
Pompeys Pillar is a unique geological formation born of water. Sediments carried by an ancient river were very slowly and forcefully compacted into rock-the same sandstone and siltstone visible today in the Pillar. As the waters receded and sediment . . . Map (db m165785) HM
17Montana (Yellowstone County), Worden — The Pompeys Pillar Legacy
On July, 25, 1806, Captain William Clark of the Lewis and Clark Expedition stopped here and carved his name and the date into the rock. His inscription is the only evidence still visible along the trail to mark the Corps of Discovery's historic . . . Map (db m165787) HM
18Montana (Yellowstone County), Worden — Three Forks: Clark's Party SplitsJuly 13, 1806 At the Three Forks of the Missouri
Clark's party arrived at the Three Forks. Here the party split, "6 canoes and their party of 10 men under the command of Sergt. Ordway Set out" to travel down the Missouri to the Great Falls. Captain Clark with a party of 12, 49 horses and a . . . Map (db m165771) HM
19Montana (Yellowstone County), Worden — Transportation: Hoofing ItJuly 16, 1806 Encampment
Although the majority of their journey was accomplished by traveling waterways, Clark and his party could not have gotten over the Rocky Mountains without horses and still needed them once they arrived at the Yellowstone. They continued to hunt . . . Map (db m165729) HM
20Montana (Yellowstone County), Worden — Transportation: Traveling DownstreamJuly 15, 1806 Encampment
Now that Clark and his party were out of the mountains and preparing to travel on the Yellowstone, they needed to build canoes in order to rendezvous with Lewis as quickly as possible. Few large trees existed along the headwaters regions of the . . . Map (db m165731) HM
21Montana (Yellowstone County), Worden — Triumph and TormentAugust 3, 1806 Encampment
At 8 am, Clark and his party arrived at the confluence of the Yellowstone and Missouri Rivers. They formed their camp at the same point between the two rivers where they had encamped on the 26th of April, 1805. They had no way of knowing they were . . . Map (db m165511) HM
22Montana (Yellowstone County), Worden — Using Modern Mapping Technology to Help Solve a 200 Year-Old Mystery
William Clark left us with very descriptive, consistent and acceptably accurate historical data. Using all of it was the key to success in finding Canoe Camp on the Yellowstone River. The main objective of the extensive study was to place Clark's . . . Map (db m165719) HM
23Montana (Yellowstone County), Worden — Yellowstone River: A Water ExpresswayJuly 15, 1806 Arrival at the Yellowstone River
Following the route that Sacajawea pointed out, what is now Bozeman Pass, Clark and his party arrived at the Yellowstone River. Clark called it the Rochejhone, a French word that translates to Yellowstone. Several tribes names translate to Elk . . . Map (db m165778) HM
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