Ansley - 1886-1986

In 1886 Ansley was platted in southeastern Custer County by the Lincoln Land Company, headed by R. O.… Read More

The Nebraska State Grange

The National Grange of the Patrons of Husbandry was organized in Washington, D.C. in 1867. During the… Read More

Cumro, Nebraska

Cumro, named by William Edmunds for his home town in Wales, was a thriving frontier settlement located… Read More

Custer County’s First Courthouse

Custer County, named in memory of General George Armstrong Custer, was organized July 27, 1877. Frontiersmen… Read More

Broken Bow

A discarded Indian bow suggested the name for a town. Wilson Hewitt, an early homesteader, had applied… Read More

Westerville 1880-1980

Westerville, nestled in picturesque Clear Creek Valley, was the first town in Custer County. It was named… Read More