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
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. A significant historical date for this entry is January 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. The marker is located on the lawn northeast of the Custer County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Broken Bow NE 68822, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Broken Bow (within shouting distance of this marker); Broken Bow Town Square (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Nebraska State Grange (approx. 4˝ 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.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 7, 2014, by Joan Shurtliff of Seward, Nebraska. This page has been viewed 411 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 7, 2014, by Joan Shurtliff of Seward, Nebraska. 4. submitted on October 10, 2014. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.