Thursday, August 18, 2011

Lewis and Clark.

Location, Great Falls, MT

Late yesterday a fire broke out north of us. The smoke drifted in our direction so it was bad for a while. They must have the fire out as we had no smoke this morning.

Today we drove north and east of the city to the Great Falls which is dammed by Ryan Dam but still is impressive.
Foot bridge over the power house outfall.

Combines are working in the fields north of the river which Meriwether Lewis described as “teaming with buffalo” when he first saw this land.

That was our next stop, the Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center east of town along the Missouri River. We spent several hours here watching movies, listening to lectures, and viewing the incredible displays. This center is 13 years old and well worth a stop for Lewis and Clark aficionados.

We finished the day with shopping at Wal-Mart. Clyda got a haircut and then we refilled the larder. Exciting!!!