Cemetery Stories

George Eliot wrote “Our dead are never dead to us, until we have forgotten them.” The Extreme History Project hopes to remember some of our dearly departed in Bozeman and surrounding region by sharing with you the stories of people buried in our local cemeteries. Click on the links below to learn just who those people are, they all have lifetimes of stories to tell.

Cemetery Stories

James Chesnut: A Life Well-Lived

John and Lucy Black: Bozeman’s Black Widow and her Victim

Beloved Greenbury Chopper

A Bozeman Hanging: The Story of Lu Sing

Lizzie Williams: An Early Bozeman Business Woman

Charles Wheeler Hoffman: Bozeman’s Unknown Founding Father

Mary Blackmore: From England to Sunset Hills

Florence Ballinger Hamilton

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