Cement Bill’s Rock

This boulder, near the top of the Lariat Trail at Wildcat Point, was placed to honor "Cement Bill," who built this challenging 5-mile stretch up Lookout Mountain in 1913. For details on his accomplishment, visit City & Mountain Views magazine. Note: In 2011, the boulder was moved from Wildcat Point to a location at the edge of the Buffalo Bill Museum parking lot, overlooking the Lariat Trail.

Cement Bill's Rock, Lariat Trail
Photo by Sally White

The inscription on the stone reads:

CEMENT BILL
WILLIAM WILLIAMS
1868-1945
PLANNED, DESIGNED AND
BUILT THIS HIGHWAY
1912-1913

Monument Setting       Plaque Detail

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