Petersburg, Nebraska

This is OUR community!

We are a community improvement award winner located near the picturesque Beaver Valley. Also the site of the Logan Fontenelle Monument where the famous Omaha Indian Chief, Logan Fontenelle (White Horse), was killed in 1855. We have two public parks and are the home of the annual Nebraska State Antique Tractor and Horse Plowing Bee and the Rae Valley Old Threshers Reunion in August.


Petersburg History Book, Volume II "Heritage of Petersburg"

We have been an active community for 131 years. We pride ourselves on a feeling of "Community Unity" with everyone here for contributing to our welfare.

We are promoting our recent book in the Petersburg area. It is Petersburg History Book, Volume II, "Heritage of Petersburg" which includes Closter, Raeville, and Loretto. The book celebrates our pride in our families (past and present), our organizations, churches, and schools. It also covers our military service and social highlights from the past century or more.

This attractive book has a maroon hardcover; full family named indexed; large size (9 x 12); gold, imprinted hand tooled dye work; and lettering and designs on the face cover. All print and pictures are black and white. This 480-page book is about families and topical history of the area which inlcudes 859 photos, 400 family stories, and 275 very interesting stories.

Books are available for $65 with FREE shipping and delivery. Get your copy while books are still available. Make great Christmas presents!

Published as a Community Service by the History Book Committee:  Kathy, Helen, Harry and Bernie and the local Community Club.

Mail to:
      Bernie Cunningham
      PO Box 13
      Petersburg, NE 68652
      (402) 386-5368 or