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In the Footsteps of Lewis and Clark: How to Have a Fascinating (and Memorable) History Tour of Great Falls

In the Footsteps of Lewis and Clark: How to Have a Fascinating (and Memorable) History Tour of Great Falls

For history lovers, Great Falls is synonymous with Western heritage. The Lewis and Clark expedition spent more than a month portaging around a series of waterfalls on the Missouri River (the same falls that give the city its name) and famed cowboy artist Charles M. Russell spent his days in surrounding Great Plains, immortalizing area…

Adventure | The Dead Among Us

Great Falls, as an early Basecamp for Adventure in Montana, is home to hair-raising stories from our early settlers to turn-of-the century residents. The dead among us have given Great Falls amazing stories that reverberate throughout the soul of the city even today. The following are a few stories collected from Great Falls historians that…

Paris Gibson, Man of Mystery

Paris Gibson was a man of many achievements; magnate, city founder, Senator. But few people know what Gibson was known for later in his life until his death in 1920; the alleged accomplice in his wife’s death/murder. In honor of Halloween and with help from the History Museum and Downtown Great Falls, Great Falls Montana Tourism presents…

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