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Sheridan County Courthouse - NHR (Rushville)


category : National Register
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 the county board received a petition calling for a special tax to build a courthouse. Sheridan County officials built as costly and elaborate a courthouse as they could afford; it was completed in 1904.


Address: Rushville, NE

Come visit us in Gordon, Nebraska

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Pioneer Mural

The mural located in downtown Gordon created in 1991 expresses the pioneer growth of the area in the late 1800s and early 1900

Gordon, NE Arts

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

Tri State Old Time Cowboys Memorial Museum

The 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. Exhibits include an early chuck wagon with over 250

Gordon, NE Museums

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

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

Things to do National Register near Gordon, NE

Antioch Potash Plants - NHR (Antioch Vicinity)

Prior to World War I, the United States was importing nearly a million tons of potash annually from Germany for use as fertil...

Gourley's Opera House - NHR (Rushville)

The one-story, false-front building listed on the National Register of Historic Places, was constructed by Dave Gourle...

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, ...