Henderson Historical Society Stories


Exploring your families past

Exploring Your Families’ Past

Published: July 6, 2017 – | Comments Off on Exploring Your Families’ Past

Family Worksho | PASEO VERDE LIBRARY | SATURDAY JULY 15, 2017 @ 2.00PM

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Welcome to HENDERSON Civic Center

2017 Events

Published: October 10, 2016 – | Comments Off on 2017 Events

Lectures at the College of Southern Nevada. Henderson Campus 700 College Drive Doors Open @ 5.30PM Lectures Begin @ 6PM

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Published: August 26, 2016 – | Comments Off on NELLIS AIR SHOW & OPEN HOUSE (THIS WEEKEND)

Nellis Air Force Base is proud to present to the Southern Nevada community the “75 Years of Airpower” air show and open house November 12th and 13th, 2016. Attendees will get to experience exciting aerial acts, an array of static displays from both the past and present, and have the chance to interact with the Airmen who carry out the Nellis mission. The Airmen at Nellis are excited for the chance to say “thank you” to the community for the incredible support they give our mission each day.

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Railroad building in Nevada.

Space, Business and Triumph of Las Vegas from 1905-1995

Published: May 31, 2016 – | Comments Off on Space, Business and Triumph of Las Vegas from 1905-1995

Dr. Eugene Moehring, will present a brief history of Southern Nevada suitable for a wide range of interests including history fans, teachers and students, area newcomers, and educators seeking help in the certification process.

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Pioneer Days Celebration Event

Published: April 7, 2016 – | Comments Off on Pioneer Days Celebration Event

Join Residents in Reliving Henderson’s Storied Past During Pioneer Days Celebration Event HENDERSON, NV, March 28, 2016 – If the

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Water in the Mojave

Published: January 17, 2015 – | Comments Off on Water in the Mojave

The water pipeline was completed in 1943. Prior to that all water in the Las Vegas valley came from artesian springs and wells. During construction of the BMI Plant and housing, water was hauled from wells by train to the site and stored in wooden tanks.

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Henderson Speaks Event-February 19, 2015

Published: January 17, 2015 – | Comments Off on Henderson Speaks Event-February 19, 2015

Henderson Speaks: Water in the Mojave Desert: Past, Present & Future

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