Henderson Historical Society Projects & Events

Projects & Events

The Henderson Historical Society (HHS) takes its mission of interactivity seriously.  Whether through our online programs that encourage local residents to share their stories or our educational outreach projects that build curriculum in local schools, the HHS is actively engaged in bringing Henderson’s history to life.

Save the Dates 
2018 Lectures 

Wednesday, January 24 2018* 
If It Wasn’t for Pittman    
The Henderson Town site was not endow with property owners.  Hear about the small township of Pittman became the Gateway to Henderson to become a City on April 16, 1953.

Saturday, February 24, 2018 
Firelight Barn – fundraiser – 6:30 PM Dinner-Theater 7:00PM  
Smoke House Barbeque Dinner – $14.00 ea. Theater $16.00 ea  
133 South Water Street, Henderson, NV 89015  
Please call 702-518-7464 reservations required-reference HHS Fundraiser

Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Consolidation of School District  
History of the Clark County School District: How seventeen small districts in 1954 became one County District in 1956. What were the consequences and what is in-store for Southern Nevada Schools in the near future                                      

Saturday, April 21, 2018 
Pioneer-Industrial Days, Henderson Speaks Event / Annual meeting report  
5:00 PM- 7:00 PM Gibson Public Library 

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 *    
Three Kids Mine 
A Mine shaft operated since 1916 the production manganese was critical as an alloy for Magnesium-What caused their departure.

June-Fundraiser – Pending date for THE PHAT PACK      
All about great singing, creating good music, and having fun! THE PHAT PACK enjoyed successful appearances at The Smith Center.

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 *  
History of the Henderson Fire Department:  
Learn about the History of the Henderson Fire Department (HFD) is the Agency providing services for our City-and Notable fires in the County and in the BMI Industrial Plant site.

Wednesday, November 14, 2018*   
After World War II  
Learn why the History of BMI and the City of Henderson agreeing on the “Donut Hole” keeping the Industrial Plant in Clark County 


Lectures at Nevada State College*  
1300 Nevada State Drive, Henderson, NV 89002  
Building B Nursing, Science & Education