The first Gallatin County Courthouse was built in Bozeman in 1880, the same year the Panama Canal began construction and the first major developments were made to the railroads running through Montana.
It’s March 2, 1929. The newly built Baxter Hotel, financed by approximately 250 Bozeman businessmen, has opened its doors. Named for its lead financier, a rancher in the Gallatin Valley, the hotel capped the west end of downtown.
This year marks eight years since Erotique opened in downtown Bozeman. Previously, Erotique was known as Miss Kitty’s Adult Store. Between the two, a sex store has resided in Bozeman for 33 years this year.