History Note - Week of July 16th

The New Northwest, July 16, 1880

A party of Philadelphia capitalists, consisting of J. M. Butler, S.W. Pettel, W. Frederick Snyder, E.G. Ettonhead, J.Cook, Jr., and G.E. marshall, arrived in town (Bozeman) Saturday. They come here for the purpose of visiting Southeastern Montana, but especially the Clark’s Fork mines.

Read the 2017 museum newsletter here for more on Jay Cooke Jr. and his visit to the area.


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