Henderson Historical Society Stories

2017 Events

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

Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Why is it Named That?
Have you ever wondered how that school or street was named? Who are the people who have been honored to have their name on it? This “Henderson Speaks” will explain it all.

Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Desert to Green Valley-How Did It Happen?
Hear about how Green Valley, the first planned community in Nevada, helped trigger the population explosion from 20,000 to 280,000 in Henderson in less than 4 decades.

Saturday, April 15, 2017
Pioneer Days, Henderson Speaks Event

Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Happy 70th Anniversary St. Rose De Lima The Beginning Of Healthcare In Henderson
Learn about the history and development of St. Rose de Lima and how it became the most significant healthcare provider in our city.

Saturday, July 15, 2017
Workshop-Exploring Your Family’s Past
This hands-on session is geared towards children and adults. Part of the session will focus on using phone apps to search family history. There will also be time to create a Family Tree Metal Windchime.

Wednesday, September 20, 2017
History of Athletics in Henderson
Join us for a panel discussion from players, coaches and administrators who made Henderson to proud on the field, in the classroom and in life.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Growing Up in Henderson—Changes Through the Decades
Hear stories from prominent people that grew up around the time the City was incorporated.

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