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Gordon, Nebraska

  • Mari Sandoz 1896-1966

    Mari Sandoz 1896-1966The fears, the passions, and the distinctive speech of the Western Nebraska homesteader come alive in the writings of Mari Sandoz. She was born on her father's homestead on the Niobrara River in no...
    Mari Sandoz 1896-1966

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Gordon Golf and Country Club

You will be challenged by a tough nine-hole grass greens course, "the best in the west," located on the west edge of town.

Several tournaments are sponsored during the season. Youth activities are important at the club and visitors are always welcome.

Gordon, NE Recreation

Sheridan County Courthouse - NHR (Rushville)

Organized in 1885, Sheridan County named Rushville as its county seat in 1888. The county initially rented office space. In February 1904

Gordon, NE National Register

Willow Tree Festival

Held each year on the second weekend in September, this is a two day, outdoor event in the city park. The festival features a large variety of live professional entertainment on two stages and amateur entertainment on a third stage. Food and craft booths, childrens'

Gordon, NE Festivals

Spade Ranch - NHR (Ellsworth Vicinity)

Spade Ranch is located in the Sandhills of northwestern Nebraska on a tract of land in Sheridan and Cherry counties. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the ranch includes numerous buildings and structures, including the log cookhouse built in 1879

Gordon, NE National Register

Old Jules Sandoz Country Tour

This is a do-it-yourself tour around the area in which Jules Sandoz lived and references that are made in some of Mari Sandoz'

Gordon, NE Tours

Things to do near Gordon, NE

Warbonnet Battlefield Site

On the summit of a conical hill on the Oglala National Grassland is a monument honoring Col. Wesley Merritt and troops of the...

Camp Sheridan and Spotted Tail Indian Agency Site

In 1873 under the leadership of Spotted Tail, the Brule Sioux moved from their prior agency near Fort Randall, South Dakota, ...

Legend Buttes Golf Course

Course Access: PublicHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: 2 days...

Mari Sandoz Heritage Room

Chadron State College Administration Building, 2nd floor. Memorabilia and archives of author Mari Sandoz. Includes a Sandhill...