Phillips County Museum News for Wednesday, October 19, 2022
October 19, 2022
They say that things happen in threes, and in 1966, residents of Phillips County took that to the extreme.
Now, in my lifetime, I remember three or four instances of a car driving into a building. But within 10 days in April of 1966, there were three cases of cars careening into local establishments. On Sunday, a car lurched into the front of the post office, on Tuesday, a car from Great Falls “moved into” the front of the J.C. Penney store, and the following Tuesday a carload of young men from Washington state lost control on icy roads and crashed right into the Choo Choo Café. Thankf...