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ABOUT Great Falls
The first human beings to live in the Great Falls area were Native Americans. The area remained only sparsely inhabited.Salish Indians would seasonally hunt bison in the region but no permanent settlements existed at or near Great Falls for much of prehistory. Around 1600, Piegan Blackfeet Indians, migrating west, entered the area, pushing the Salish back into the Rocky Mountains and claiming the site now known as Great Falls. The area remained the territory of the Blackfeet until long after the United States claimed the region in 1803 in the Louisiana Purchase.
Meriwether Lewis was the first white person to visit the area, which he did on June 13, 1805, as part of the Lewis and Clark Expedition.York, an enslaved African owned by William Clark and who had participated in the Expedition, was the first black American to visit the site.
Following the return passage of Lewis and Clark in 1806, there is no record of any white person visiting the site of the city of Great Falls until explorer and trapper Jim Bridger reached the area in 1822. Bridger and Major Andrew Henry led a fur-trading expedition to the future city location in April 1823 (and were attacked by Blackfeet Indians while camping at the site). British explorer Alexander Ross trapped around Great Falls in 1824. In 1838, a mapping expedition sent by the U.S. federal government and guided by Bridger spent four years in the area. Margaret Harkness Woodman became the first white woman to visit the Great Falls area in 1862.
The Great Falls of the Missouri River marked the limit of the navigable section of the Missouri River for non-portagable watercraft, and the non-navigability of the falls was noted by the U.S. Supreme Court in its 2012 ruling against the State of Montana on the question of streambed ownership beneath several dams situated at the site of the falls. The first steamboat arrived at future site of the city in 1859.
Politically, the future site of Great Falls passed through numerous hands in the 19th century. It was part of the unincorporated frontier until May 30, 1854, when Congress established the Nebraska Territory. Indian attacks on white explorers and settlers dropped significantly after Isaac Stevens negotiated the Treaty of Hellgate in 1855, and white settlement in the area began to occur. On March 2, 1861, the site became part of the Dakota Territory. The Great Falls area was incorporated into the Idaho Territory on March 4, 1863, and then into the Montana Territory on May 28, 1864. It became part of the state of Montana upon that territory's admission to statehood on November 8, 1889.
Great Falls was founded in 1883. Businessman Paris Gibson visited the Great Falls of the Missouri River in 1880, and was deeply impressed by the possibilities for building a major industrial city near the falls with power provided by hydroelectricity. He returned in 1883 with friend Robert Vaughn and some surveyors and platted a permanent settlement the south side of the river. The city's first citizen, Silas Beachley, arrived later that year. With investments from railroad owner James J. Hill and Helena businessman Charles Arthur Broadwater, houses, a store, and a flour mill were established in 1884. The Great Falls post office was established on July 10, 1884, and Paris Gibson was named the first postmaster. A planing mill, lumber yard, bank, school, and newspaper were established in 1885. By 1887 the town had 1,200 citizens, and in October of that year the Great Northern Railway arrived in the city. Great Falls was incorporated on November 28, 1888.
Great Falls quickly became a thriving industrial and supply center. In 1894, naturalist Vernon Bailey passed through and described Great Falls as "a very good town, appears prosperous and booming & I should judge contains 15000 inhabitants". By the early 1900s, Great Falls was en route to becoming one of Montana's largest cities. The rustic studio of famed Western artist Charles Marion Russell was a popular attraction, as were the famed "Great Falls of the Missouri", after which the city was named.
James Jerome Hill, primary stockholder and president of the Great Northern Railway (U.S.) had established a subsidiary, the Montana Central Railway, on January 25, 1886. The mines in Butte were eager to get its metals to market. Gold and silver had been discovered near Helena, and coal companies in Canada were eager to get their fuel to Montana's smelters. Hill's close friend and business associate, Paris Gibson, was promoting Great Falls as a site for the development of cheap hydroelectricity and heavy industry. Hill was building the Great Northern across the northern tier of Montana, and it made sense to build a north–south railroad through central Montana to connect Great Falls with Helena and Butte. Surveyors and engineers had begun grading a route between Helena and Great Falls in the winter of 1885–1886, and by the end of 1886 had surveyed a route from Helena to Butte. Construction on the Great Northern's line westward began in late 1886, and on October 16, 1887, the link between Devils Lake, North Dakota; Fort Assinniboine (near the present-day city of Havre); and Great Falls was complete. Service to Helena began in November 1887, and Butte followed on November 10, 1888.
Hill organized the Great Falls Water Power & Townsite Company in 1887, with the goal of developing the town of Great Falls; providing it with power, sewage, and water; and attracting commerce and industry to the city. To attract industry to the new city, he offered low rates on the Montana Central Railway. On September 12, 1889, the Boston and Montana ("B & M") signed an agreement with Great Falls Water Power & Townsite Company in which the power company agreed to build a dam that would supply the mining firm with at least 1,000 horsepower (or 0.75 MW) of power by September 1, 1890, and 5,000 horsepower (or 3.73 MW) of power by January 1, 1891. In exchange, B & M agreed to build a $300,000 copper smelter near the dam. Black Eagle Dam began generating electricity in December 1890. Water was permitted to flow over the crest of the dam on January 6, 1891, and the dam was considered complete on March 15, 1891. By 1912 Rainbow Dam and Volta Dam (now Ryan Dam) were all operating.Morony Dam was built in 1930 and Cochrane Dam in 1957–58.
On April 7, 1908, construction began on a masonry/brick chimney measuring 506 feet (154 m) tall on the B & M's – now the city's largest employer – smelting site at Black Eagle, Montana, by the Alphonse Custodis Construction Co. of New York, for dispersal of fumes from B & M's copper smelting process. The B & M would soon merge with the Amalgamated Copper Company and become the Anaconda Copper Mining Company or "ACM". The B & M smelter stack was completed in on October 23, 1908. The chimney had an interior measurement of 78.5 feet (23.9 m) in diameter at the base and 50 feet (15 m) in diameter at the top. At the time of its completion it was the tallest chimney in the world (see List of tallest chimneys). With the moniker "The Big Stack", it immediately became a landmark for the community, but after over 70 years of operation the smelter closed in 1980.
The Big Stack's 'sister' stack in Anaconda, also of masonry/brick construction, completed in 1919, and slightly taller at 585 feet (178 m), was beginning to suffer from cracking and the ACM decided to remove the support bands from the upper half of the Big Stack in 1976 and send them to Anaconda. This action proved to be the Big Stack's ultimate demise since the cracks it was also suffering from rapidly worsened such that the ACM, citing concern for public safety (due to the stack's continual deterioration of its structural integrity), slated the Big Stack's demolition for September 18, 1982. In an interesting twist of fate the demolition crew failed to accomplish the task on the first try; the two worst cracks in the stack ran from just above ground level to nearly 300 feet up. The demolition team's intent was to create a wedge in the base so the stack's rubble would fall almost vertically into a large trench, but as the 600 lbs of explosives were set off the cracks 'completed themselves' all the way to the ground—effectively severing the stack into two-thirds and one-third pieces. Much to the delight of the spectating community, the smaller of the two pieces remained standing, but the failed demolition only solidified the safety issue whereas the community cited the event as the stack's defiance. The demolition team who had planted the charges was recalled and later the same afternoon they returned and finished the demolition, after packing another 400 lbs of explosives into the smaller wedge.
During World War II the Northwest Staging Route passed through the city on which planes were delivered to the USSR according to the Lend-Lease program. Great Falls prospered further with the opening of a nearby military base in the 1940s, but as rail transportation and freight slowed in the later part of the century, outlying farming areas lost population, and with the closure of the smelter and cutbacks at Malmstrom Air Force Base in the 1980s, its population growth slowed.
The economy of Great Falls has suffered from the decline of heartland industry in recent years much like other cities in the Great Plains and Midwest.
As of the census of 2010, there were 58,505 people, 25,301 households, and 15,135 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,684.9 inhabitants per square mile (1,036.6/km2). There were 26,854 housing units at an average density of 1,232.4 per square mile (475.8/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 88.5% Caucasian, 1.1% African American, 5.0% Native American, 0.9% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 0.6% from other races, and 3.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino people of any race were 3.4% of the population.
There were 25,301 households, of which 28.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.6% were married couples living together, 11.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 40.2% were non-families. 33.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 12.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.26 and the average family size was 2.88.
The median age in the city was 39 years. 22.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.5% were from 25 to 44; 26.5% were from 45 to 64; and 16.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.9% male and 51.1% female.
As of the 2000 census, there were 56,690 people, 23,834 households, and 14,848 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,909.1 people per square mile (1,123.0/km2). There were 25,250 housing units at an average density of 1,295.7 per square mile (500.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 89.96% caucasian, 0.95% African American, 5.09% Native American, 0.86% Asian, 0.09% Pacific Islander, 0.60% from other races, and 2.45% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino people of any race were 2.39% of the population.
There were 23,834 households, out of which 30.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.4% were married couples living together, 11.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.7% were non-families. 31.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 12.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.31 and the average family size was 2.92.
In the city, the age distribution of the population shows 24.9% under the age of 18, 9.0% from 18 to 24, 27.7% from 25 to 44, 22.7% from 45 to 64, and 15.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 94.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.4 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $32,436, and the median income for a family was $40,107. Males had a median income of $29,353 versus $20,859 for females. The per capita income for the city was $18,059. About 11.1% of families and 14.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.3% of those under the age of 18 and 9.2% of those 65 and older.
Montana is a wide western state mostly defined by its varied geography ranging from the majestic Rocky Mountains to the mighty Great Plains. Its wide-open plains include Glacier National Park, an immense wilderness preserve that passes entirely into Canadian province. The park's many scenic mountain peaks, vast alpine meadows and secluded lakes are featured along its famous Going-to-the-Sun Road. The route up the dormant volcano is covered with thick forestation and dominates the landscape in this northwestern state.
Montana is also the home of numerous distinctive geological features. Among these features are the massive elk herds that once roamed this landscape. These animals' abundance has led to an abundant number of Montana elk, which are listed as the state's top game. Montana also boasts numerous large glaciers that stand guard over the beautiful mountains in the region. Their appearance has made for a magnificent photographic scene worthy of any wildlife or Montana photographer's portfolio.
Montana's demographics also play a vital role in determining its culture. Here, different ethnic groups have made their mark as the state's predominant population groups. The most prominent are the Blackfoot Indians, who are the largest ethnic group within Montana; Montana residents who are predominantly white; and the C Montana tribes, who comprise the other major population groups. Some smaller ethnicities exist in Montana, but their contribution to Montana's culture is minimal.
Geology also plays a crucial role in Montana's cultural make-up. The state, which is mostly divided into three parts, has a major concentration of prominent geology-carved monuments like the Great Depression National Park. Moreover, Montana is known for its vast open expanses and vast forests. Among the latter's characteristics are its great range of ecosystems. These enable the different kinds of flora and fauna to thrive.
Montana is home to a wide variety of natural beauty. It is best identified through its natural beauty map, which defines the topography features of the state. This natural beauty map divides Montana into four key parts. The Flathead, Glacier, Yellowstone, and Williston regions are the most popular natural areas of Montana. They each have their own distinctive natural attributes and scenic landscapes.
In addition to its natural beauty, Montana has a remarkable geology. Its landscape is marked by prominent geology features, such as widespread geyser rock formations, exposed fault lines, and extensive network of rivers. These natural formations and landscapes make Montana an attractive place to visit. Among the most popular attractions of Montana are its forests and national parks.
One of the most fascinating attractions in Montana is its natural beauty map. Being home to some of the most diverse flora and fauna, Montana is an attractive place for nature lovers and photographers. There are a number of parks in the state that showcase Montana's natural beauty and give tourists a chance to view its flora and fauna. Among the popular parks in the state are the Yellowstone National Park, the Flathead Snake Park, and the Yellowstone River National Park.
Montana is also home to one of the largest glaciers in North America. Glacier National Park is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful places to visit in Montana. It is also one of the most important sites for natural wildlife research and observation. Among the numerous natural attractions, Montana is home to Missoula, the state's capital. One can also view Mount Rushmore from the Montana Capitol. Visitors and Montana residents alike are aware of Montana's natural beauty and its importance in American Indian history.
The state has a large number of Native American tribes, and many of these people consider Montana to be their homeland. Tourists can spend a few days at the Little Pine Historical Park, or visit Kalispell, which is known for its gold mining history. Several Native American reservations are located in Montana. One can also go on a hunting or fishing trip to such places as Big Therriault National Monument or try mountain biking on the famous West Ridge Trail.
Montana is also very popular among families. Several hiking guides and campgrounds are available to provide a comfortable and enjoyable vacation. Montana has several parks and gaming reserves where one can spend time with your family or friends. You will not only have fun exploring the area, but you will also get a chance to practice your hunting skills.
Despite the fact that Montana is considered to be a conservative state, there are plenty of exciting things to do and places to see. When visiting this beautiful state, plan to take some time out to enjoy all the natural beauty that is available to you. There is no place in Montana that will leave you disappointed. If you love nature and geology, then Montana is definitely the place for you!