Site of First Custer County Courthouse
By the Citizens and Precinct of Broken Bow A.D. 1889
This site donated to Custer County by Jess Gandy A.D. 1882
Building Committee - S.H. Yoder, W.H. Coon, T.J. Woods, J.B. Lump, W. Hewett, I.H. Barcus; F.S. Allen, Architect; B.B. Colman, Contractor; B.M. Bond, Mason.
Destroyed by fire Jan. 14, 1910
Location. 41° 24.144′ N, 99° 38.52′ W. Marker is in Broken Bow, Nebraska, in Custer County. Marker is at the intersection of 10th Avenue and D Street on 10th Avenue. Click for map. The marker is located on the lawn northeast of the Custer County Courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Broken Bow NE 68822, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Broken Bow (within shouting distance of this marker); The Nebraska State Grange (approx. 4.5 miles away).
More about this marker. The original courthouse was constructed in 1889 and was destroyed by fire Jan. 14, 1910. The monument is a remembrance of the first courthouse.
Additional keywords. Courthouse
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