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Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1805/07/16 William Clark Explorer This rock I called the tower. It may be ascended with some difficulty nearly to it's summit and from it there is a most pleasing view of the country we are now about to leave. From it I saw that evening immense herds of buffaloe in the plains below. ML Lewis and Clark Expedition
1805/07/16 Meriwether Lewis Explorer This rock I called the tower. It may be ascended with some difficulty nearly to it's summit and from it there is a most pleasing view of the country we are now about to leave. From it I saw that evening immense herds of buffaloe in the plains below. ML Lewis and Clark Expedition
1957/00/00 Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Operator The privately owned portion of Tower Rock is acquired by the Montana Department of Transportation (MDOT) as part of the land acquisition for the I-15 construction.
2004/04/29 Tower Rock becomes a Montana State Park.

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Particulars for Tower Rock State Park:
Cultural Affiliation Euro-American
Area of Significance Exploration-settlement
Criteria Historic Event
Level of Significance Local
Level of Significance National
Historic Use Natural Feature
Criteria Person
Sight Category Site
Owner State



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 18th March 2002

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name: Tower Rock
Registry Address: 8 mi. S of Cascade at I-15 Interchange 247
Registry Number: 02000213
Resource Type: Site
Owner: State
Architectural Style: No style listed
Area in Acres: 136
Contributing Sites: 1
Other Certification: Date received-pending nomination
Certification: Listed in the National Register
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: National; State; Local
Area of Significance: Exploration-settlement
Applicable Criteria: Event, Person
Cultural Affiliation: Euro-American
Significant Year: 1805
Associated People: Lewis, Meriwether
Historic Function: Landscape
Historic Sub-Function: Natural feature
Current Function: Landscape
Current Sub-Function: Natural feature

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