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Annual Lewis & Clark Festival Opens June 29

For 23 years the community of Great Falls has welcomed its annual Lewis & Clark Festival. Great Falls has long had keen interest in the Lewis & Clark Expedition’s travels that occurred over 200 years ago across what was then-termed the Louisiana Purchase. It was, by all accounts, a military expedition led by Captains Meriwether Lewis and William […]

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Grateful Bread A Yummy Stop

If you are on US Hwy 2 driving through Havre on your Montana vacation, allow some time to stop at Grateful Bread. It’s located just a block from the highway in a building called the Atrium Mall. Head to the lower level to find Grateful Bread…or…just follow the wonderful aromas of fresh baked breads. I’ve […]

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Inspiring Tour of Bear Paw Battlefield

I grew up knowing about the Bear Paw Battlefield since I was born and raised near there. At that time it was called the Chief Joseph Battlefield but as legislation passed in later years it was renamed to Bear Paw. Geographically, the battlefield lies near the foothills of the Bear Paw Mountains and it is […]

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Impressed With Fresno Reservoir

It had been years since I had been to Fresno Reservoir – until a couple weeks ago. There have been so many improvements at this recreation area I don’t even know where to start! The reservoir is located about 12 miles west of Havre. It was built for irrigation and completed in 1939 so, a […]

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Transportation by Bull Boat

I stopped at the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center in Great Falls, MT yesterday and visited with Nancy Fonicello who was cleaning an item called a bull boat. The boat was donated by Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) to the foundation that supports the Interpretive Center. Nancy is a conservator – her goal was to clean and […]

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