Great Falls Rising recently adopted a two mile section of Interstate 15, Milepost 260 to 262, just north of Cascade. This is the area where Stagecoach Mary Fields did her work over a century ago. We have dedicated that portion… Read More ›
Fourteen people met at Milepost 262 on I-15 on Sunday, June 20th, to begin the clean up process on the Stagecoach Mary Memorial Highway between Milepost 262 and 260.
Many folks were disappointed when Rep. Jessica Karjala’s (D-HD 48) bill, HB 662, Establish the Mary Fields Memorial Highway, was heard in the House Transportation Committee during the 2021 Montana legislative session, and was promptly tabled. The Board of Great Falls Rising… Read More ›
Mary Fields (circa 1832–1914), also known as Stagecoach Mary and Black Mary, was the first African-American female star-route (contract) mail carrier in the United States. She was not an employee of the United States Post Office Department, which did not… Read More ›