At the end of 2014, I’d like to take a moment to celebrate the productivity and quiet successes of Bozeman’s historic preservation program over the last year. After years of work, a number of projects finally came to fruition which will…
The Cooper Park Historic District is a tangible reminder of Bozeman’s amazing transformation between 1883 and 1945.
I look down to notice a second set of footprints on the freshly mopped floor going in the opposite direction of my tracks.
Bozeman took advantage of Depression-era Public Works Administration funding to construct new schools.
Summer 2014 marks Bozeman’s 150th birthday, also known as a sesquicentennial
John Bozeman (1835-1867), left his wife and three daughters in Pickens County, Georgia in 1858 to participate in the Colorado gold rush.
Sweet Pea From Carnival to Festival
Bozeman and the Gallatin Valley have been known as the valley of the flowers since only native Americans roamed the area. In the early 1900’s over 17,000 acres of the valley were planted in edible peas harvested both for canning and seed. In…
Growing up and returning to Bozeman.
Aah! “Montana; The Last Best Place.” I left here before it was “discovered”, when a resort at Big Sky was still Chet Huntley’s “folly” and MSU was a small, aggie college.
Several businesses became established near the railroad tracks, including the Bozeman Canning Company in 1917.
Meals on Wheels
Every August, like clockwork, Bear #88 made his way through Pelican Valley and into Fishing Bridge Campground.
The Gallatin County Free High School, located at 308 West Main Street and known locally as East Willson School, will be adaptively reused into residential condominium units.