KochPresenter: Bill Jones

Date: Monday, Oct. 12

Time: 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Location: C’mon Inn

Side Trip Info: Bill Jones will present a history of Nelson Story and Peter Koch, how they arrived in Bozeman and the partnership they developed in personal and business relationships. The presentation will be followed by a discussion on the important contributions they made to Bozeman and the Gallatin Valley, and how they are perceived today.

Inatructor Bio:
Bill JonesBill Jones is from the Harlowton area and is a fourth generation rancher from the Two-dot Land and Livestock Co. that was founded in 1908. It is under fifth generation management. He attended a one room country school, graduated from Harlowton High School, and matriculated from Montana State University. He has been involved with museums for over 30 years and is the Executive Director at the Gallatin History Museum.

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MSU Wonderlust is a high-quality community resource for lifelong learning for the Bozeman area.  Here is university-quality instruction by experts in a huge number of subjects, some multi-week courses, some one-off events.  These offerings come free of homework, exams, or papers: The MSU Wonderlust experience is just a chance to learn new things or review things we’d already studied.  It's also an opportunity to meet people with a wide variety of interests.

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