“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Custer County Nebraska Historical Markers

Broken Bow Marker image, Touch for more information
By Joan Shurtliff, October 5, 2014
Broken Bow Marker
Nebraska (Custer County), Broken Bow — 45 — Broken Bow
A discarded Indian bow suggested the name for a town. Wilson Hewitt, an early homesteader, had applied for the location of a post office on his place. Approving the location, the government rejected Hewitt's first three suggested names as being too . . . — Map (db m77816) HM
Nebraska (Custer County), Broken Bow — Site of First Custer County Courthouse
Erected and Donated to Custer County 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. . . . — Map (db m77763) HM

Nebraska (Custer County), Broken Bow — 59 — The Nebraska State Grange
The National Grange of the Patrons of Husbandry was organized in Washington, D.C. in 1867. During the 1870's, it was the major voice of the American farmer and its social, educational, and fraternal activities brightened farm life. "Granger Laws", . . . — Map (db m77761) HM
Nebraska (Custer County), Westerville — 248 — 1880 Westerville 1980
Westerville, nestled in picturesque Clear Creek Valley, was the first town in Custer County. It was named for James H. Westervelt on whose land the townsite was platted August 11, 1880. The town became an important early trade center after pioneer . . . — Map (db m77819) HM
Nebraska (Custer County), Westerville — Westerville United Methodist Church
Westerville United Methodist Church Organized in 1880. First church in Custer County. — Map (db m77817) HM

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