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. Touch 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. 4½ 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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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 7, 2014, by Joan Shurtliff of Seward, Nebraska. This page has been viewed 309 times since then. 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.