Explore Local History Center

The Library’s Local History Center is an archive of Custer County historical books, documents, photographs, and oral history interviews.


Diverse genealogy database providing access to billions of historical documents, millions of historical photos and other resources in thousands of databases that span the past five centuries.

Colorado Historic Newspapers Online

Search or browse local newspapers such as the Wet Mountain Tribune, the Rosita Index, the Silver Cliff Rustler and more than 200 other Colorado newspapers from 1859 to 1923.

Past Perfect Online

Past Perfect Online is our digital local history archive. Use it to view historic photographs.

Oral History Interviews

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Custer County Past & Present

Free brochure newly updated with current information and photographs, now available in the Library front lobby and at the Custer County Tourism Office!