Cascade County and Great Falls

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Great Falls, Montana Great Falls, on the Missouri River, began as a city of sun, water, and future. Long a crossroads for Native Americans, in 1805, the Lewis and Clark Expedition portaged the great falls of the Missouri. Early development combined electrical power from dams with mineral resources from nearby mountains to power smelters and refineries. The railroad stimulated growth as Great Falls became a dynamic “Electric City” at the heart of the mountains and valleys of Cascade County.

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Postcard History Series Cascade County and Great Falls By local author Ken Robison Great Falls, Montana Great Falls, on the Missouri River, began as a city of sun, water, and future. Long a crossroads for Native Americans, in 1805, the Lewis and Clark Expedition portaged the great falls of the Missouri. Early development combined electrical power from dams with mineral resources from nearby mountains to power smelters and refineries. The railroad stimulated growth as Great Falls became a dynamic “Electric City” at the heart of the mountains and valleys of Cascade County. Author Ken Robison is an historian for the Great Falls/Cascade County Historic Preservation Commission and the Overholser Historical Research Center.

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