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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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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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Water in the Mojave

Water in the Mojave Desert presentation

Published: July 15, 2015 – | Comments Off on Water in the Mojave Desert presentation

John Entsminger, General Manager of SNWA spoke at the Henderson Historical Society’s February 19, 2015 panel discussion, Water in the Mojave Desert.

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Accomplishments to Date-Feb 2015

Published: February 14, 2015 – | Comments Off on Accomplishments to Date-Feb 2015

Henderson Historical Society (HHS) has accomplished much and is in the mood to brag.

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HHS Applies for SOHA Grant 

Published: February 14, 2015 – | Comments Off on HHS Applies for SOHA Grant 

Henderson District Public Libraries and Nevada State College assisted the Henderson Historical Society in applying to the Southwest Oral History Association for support to collect, preserve and share Henderson history.

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Lou LaPorta

Message from the Executive Director

Published: February 14, 2015 – | Comments Off on Message from the Executive Director

Our first inaugural edition of the HHS Newsletter has been printed and mailed as well as emailed to our subscribers. But we also know the value of a printed link with the neighborhood.

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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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Pepcon explosion, 25 years later

Published: May 7, 2013 – | Comments Off on Pepcon explosion, 25 years later

The City of Henderson is about to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the tragic PEPCON explosion. An industrial accident that reminds long-time residents of the recent disaster in West, Texas.

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Three Kids Mine

Three Kids Mine

Published: April 9, 2012 – | Comments Off on Three Kids Mine

The Manganese Ore (AKA) Three Kids Mine has a battle born history from 1917-1961.

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