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Helena is the state capital of Montana, located in the Western Central part of the state.

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  1. In 1888 Helena had more millionaires per capita than any other city in the world.
  2. In Helena, it is illegal to throw an item across a street.
  3. In 1889, Helena was once home to the largest indoor swimming pool in the world
  4. Scot Schmidt, the first professional extreme skier, was born in Helena.
  5. Helena was founded in 1864 by four men, referred to as the “Four Georgians”, who found gold in Last Chance Gulch.

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