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Annual State of the City Speech

Published: August 26, 2016 – | Comments Off on Annual State of the City Speech

City of Henderson Mayor Andy Hafen referenced the Henderson Historical Society and its founder, Lou La Porta, during his annual

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Alice Martz

Remembering Alice Martz

Published: September 11, 2015 – | Comments Off on Remembering Alice Martz

On behalf of our Society, we will honor Alice Martz on our Society’s website. Thank you again for your kindness and thoughtfulness.

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Magnesium Maggie

Published: October 11, 2011 – | Comments Off on Magnesium Maggie

Most people have heard of Rosie the Riveter, but on a local level, Southern Nevada had its own version of

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Architect Paul Revere Williams

Published: October 11, 2011 – | Comments Off on Architect Paul Revere Williams

Yet Williams had a practical side and he brought his vision to the design of what was known as the Basic Townsite. Envisioning homes that were comfortable, functional and defined by his love of California flavor, the Basic Townsite was conceived as a company town.

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