CUSTER COUNTY— The Custer County Historical Society will be hosting a free will donation pie and ice cream social on Friday, June 14 from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM in celebration of the support given to the Custer County Museum by members and the community.
This will also be a great opportunity to check out the renovated entrance into the Custer County Museum as the renovations have reached their one year anniversary.
Also attending the social is Humanities Nebraska speaker Dorothy Rieke, who will be discussing Nebraska farm families during the depression. Rieke’s presentation will begin at 6:30 PM at the Custer County Museum.
According to the news release from the Custer County Historical Society, Rieke is a graduate of Nebraska City High School, after which she earned a master’s degree at Peru State College while also taking additional courses from the University of Nebraska and the University of Oklahoma.
Rieke taught high school for nine years and has spent more than 30 years teaching English in the Auburn Middle School. She is also a freelance writer and has published more than 50 magazines.
The presentation is sponsored by the Custer County Historical Society. During the social, the public will also have an opportunity to view the Wescott, Gibbons, and Bragg General Store Exhibit which originates from the Comstock area of Custer County.
The Solomon D. Butcher Photo Gallery will also be available to view which depicts the pioneer life and spirit that settled the county in the early years. All events are free and open to the public.