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Dawson Falls is a mini-Niagara about 60 feet high on the Murtle River in Wells Gray Provincial Park, British Columbia. There are no fewer than 4 major cataracts on this river including Helmcken Falls ( www.pbase.com/darby2/image/118312026/original )about 4km downstream from this point where the river plunges ov...
First permanent headquarters for the nation's first black opera company, known as the National Negro Opera Company, started here in 1941 by Mary Cardwell Dawson. Built in 1894, the house was purchased in 1930 by William A. "Woogie" Harris, one of the largest "numbers" kingpins in the U.S. at the time, along with Gus G...