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Gordon, Nebraska

  • 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 daughter of "Old Jules Sandoz." Her writing captured the spirit of both Indi...
    Mari Sandoz Room Museum
  • Scamahorn Museum

    Scamahorn MuseumThe Scamahorn Museum is the 1884 original church structure built by the Reverend Scamahorn, founder of Gordon, and his followers. It was dedicated as the First Methodist Episcopal Society in northwest...
    Scamahorn Museum
  • Tri State Old Time Cowboys Memorial Museum

    Tri State Old Time Cowboys Memorial MuseumThe 40 foot by 80 foot log building was constructed in 1969 as a testimonial to the rugged western life of the old time cowboys who worked as ranch hands and performed at the Sheridan County Rodeo. E...
    Tri State Old Time Cowboys Memorial Museum
  • Bowring Ranch Museum

    Bowring Ranch is a historical museum about Arthur and Eva Bowring, who both served in the U.S. House of Representatives. This working ranch lies in a sandhills valley rich in Nebraska history. A newly...
    Bowring Ranch Museum
  • Rushville Museum

    Rushville MuseumThe Rushville Museum moved in to the 1890 Armstrong House in 1960. Under the leadership of Judge Benschoter artifacts that interpret the history of Rushville, Sheridan County and the surrounding trad...
    Rushville Museum
  • Heritage Center Museums

    Heritage Center I - 1884 Methodist Church - The original church was purchased by the Sheridan County Historical Society and Hay Springs Committee in 1967. Displays...
    Heritage Center Museums

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

Mari Sandoz 1896-1966

The 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 northwestern Nebraska, May 11, 1896

Gordon, NE Famous People

Scamahorn Museum

The Scamahorn Museum is the 1884

Gordon, NE Museums

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

Things to do near Gordon, NE

Nebraska National Forest (Pine Ridge District)

Deer & turkey hunting on public lands. Hiking, biking, & horseback trails. ...

Mari Sandoz Heritage Room

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

Box Butte Reservoir hunting

Locals say that the area provides Excellent hunting for duck, geese, deer, pheasant, grouse, and dove. Below is a link t...