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History of Great Falls, Montana, USA

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The Old West comes to life through the brush and sculpture of famed western artist Charlie Russell at the Charles M. Russell Museum Complex in Great Falls. The museum contains the world's largest collection of Russell's work, his original log-cabin studio and his Great Falls home.

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  • Great Falls was founded in 1883.


  • News 1891 - FOUR KILLED BY AN EXPLOSION.
    GREAT FALLS, Mont., Oct. 27. - A party who arrived in town from the end of the Pacific extension of the Great Northern brought the news of an...Read MORE...


  • Great Falls, Montana, USA
    Central Avenue and First Street, looking East, Great Falls, Mont.
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  • News 1902 - Child Crushed by coach. Three Year Old Girl of Great Falls Ran Over and Killed.
    The Lewiston coach ran down and crushed to death GLADYS CHAMBERLAIN, the three year old daughter of Mr. And Mrs. Samuel Chamberlain at Great Falls,...Read MORE...


  • News 1911 - FORMER RESIDENT OF CITY KILLED. J. M. McCoy Was Struck by Passenger Train at Great Falls Friday Evening.
    J. M. McCoy, formerly a resident of Grand Forks, was struck by a Great Northern passenger train while walking across a railroad bridge at Great...Read MORE...


  • 1916
    Great Falls, a city, capital of Cascade co., Mont., on the Missouri River and on the Great Northern R., 99 miles NE. by N. of Helena. It has large...Read MORE...


  • Great Falls, Montana, USA
    Moonlight at Rainbow Falls
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  • Great Falls, Montana, USA
    Smelter, Power Plant and Missouri River, Great Falls, Montana
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  • News 1946 - ARMY PLANE HITS CROWDED STABLE AT MONTANA FAIR. TWO BOMBERS IN MID-AIR COLLISION; 8 DEAD, AT LEAST TEN HURT.
    Great Falls, Mont. - Police said today at least eight persons were killed and ten hurt when two Army bombers collided over the State Fair grounds...Read MORE...


  • News 1949 - Man Looking for Gas Leak Finds It by Lighting Match; Fire Extinguished.
    Great Falls, Dec. 30 - (AP) - It finally happened.

    A gas company employe, checking a report of escaping gas in a Great Falls residence Friday...Read MORE...


  • 1954 - March 21 - KFBB TV channel 5 in Great Falls, MT (ABC/CBS/NBC) begins broadcasting

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Central Avenue and First Street, looking East, Great Falls, Mont.
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Great Falls, Montana, USA
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Moonlight at Rainbow Falls
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Smelter, Power Plant and Missouri River, Great Falls, Montana
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  • Great Falls was founded in 1883.
  • News  1891 - FOUR KILLED BY AN EXPLOSION.
    GREAT FALLS, Mont., Oct. 27. - A party who arrived in town from the end of the Pacific extension of the Great Northern brought the news of an... Read MORE...

  • News  1902 - Child Crushed by coach. Three Year Old Girl of Great Falls Ran Over and Killed.
    The Lewiston coach ran down and crushed to death GLADYS CHAMBERLAIN, the three year old daughter of Mr. And Mrs. Samuel Chamberlain at Great Falls,... Read MORE...

  • News  1911 - FORMER RESIDENT OF CITY KILLED. J. M. McCoy Was Struck by Passenger Train at Great Falls Friday Evening.
    J. M. McCoy, formerly a resident of Grand Forks, was struck by a Great Northern passenger train while walking across a railroad bridge at Great... Read MORE...

  • 1916
    Great Falls, a city, capital of Cascade co., Mont., on the Missouri River and on the Great Northern R., 99 miles NE. by N. of Helena. It has large... Read MORE...

  • News  1946 - ARMY PLANE HITS CROWDED STABLE AT MONTANA FAIR. TWO BOMBERS IN MID-AIR COLLISION; 8 DEAD, AT LEAST TEN HURT.
    Great Falls, Mont. - Police said today at least eight persons were killed and ten hurt when two Army bombers collided over the State Fair grounds... Read MORE...

  • News  1949 - Man Looking for Gas Leak Finds It by Lighting Match; Fire Extinguished.
    Great Falls, Dec. 30 - (AP) - It finally happened.

    A gas company employe, checking a report of escaping gas in a Great Falls residence Friday... Read MORE...

  • 1954 - March 21 - KFBB TV channel 5 in Great Falls, MT (ABC/CBS/NBC) begins broadcasting

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