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History of Helena, Montana

Helena in 1870

Helena in 1870

Helena, Montana
Sunday, November 3, 2013

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles take American History TV on the road. Throughout the weekend of November 2-4 we feature the history of Helena, Montana.

Hosted by our Charter Commuications cable partners, we visited the Montana State Capitol, the original Governor's Mansion, Senator Lee Metcalf's video and photo archive, Montana's old prison, and the Charles M. Russell exhibit at the Montana State Historical Society. We learned about Jeannette Rankin's congressional papers and about the four Georgians who discovered gold in Helena. We also spoke with Montana's governor, Steve Bullock.

Updated: Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 4:38pm (ET)

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