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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

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

Walgren Lake State Recreation Area

Walgren Lake is nestled into the prairie, surrounded by trees and picnic areas. It is known for quiet, primitive camping, good fishing and the legend of the "Walgren Lake Monster." A wheelchair accessible fishing pier introduces 100

Gordon, NE Recreation

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

Scamahorn Museum

The Scamahorn Museum is the 1884

Gordon, NE Museums

Rushville Museum

The Rushville Museum moved in to the 1890 Armstrong House in 1960

Gordon, NE Museums

Things to do near Gordon, NE

Mari Sandoz Room Museum

This museum on Gordon's Main Street is rich in pioneer history, which is documented by native author, Mari Sandoz, eldest da...

Crawford Historical Museum

The Crawford Historical Musuem gives visitors a chance to glimpse the history of the area. ...