Stories Behind the Objects | Bozeman for the Capital

Length: 5 minutes. Take a close-up look at a Museum of the Rockies artifact in 5 minutes or less! Brought to you by Lisa Verwys, Collections Manager and Registrar for Cultural History, this series explores the stories behind objects from the museum’s history collections.

What happened when our frontier town throws its hat in the ring for the state capital of Montana in 1892? Learn the story of Bozeman’s capital campaign and how it impacted the development of our community.