Henderson Historical Society Stories

Sep 10, 2020 – Virtual Summer Road trip Challenge

The Henderson Historical Society has set out on a virtual summer road trip challenge to share many of the city’s historical highlights:

1-22-20 Early History of Southern Nevada Motorsports

Featuring author Randall Cannon presenting a fast lap through the history of early professional motorsports in southern Nevada, a history that began decades before Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

11-13-2019 The History of Henderson Libraries

Moderator Mark Hall-Patton, Clark County Museums Administrator joined library administrators Marcie Smedley and Mark McGinty told the history of Henderson’s library including how it formed and changed over the years and spoke about plans for its future. Robyn Campbell Ouchida and Colleen Brown shared memories from the perspective of a student worker, a City Clerk both of whom later served on the Library Board.

9-18-2019 Remembering the Henderson Home News

Mark Hall-Patton moderated and former HHNews  owner/editor Tim O’Callaghan, writer/photographer Aaron Mayes and writer D. J. Allen told the history of the late, great, Henderson Home News.

5-15-2019 The Three Kids Mine

Stories of the old mine, its role in war and peace as told by Mark Hall-Patton, Don Wilson, Richard Millick and Mike King. Patton told the history of the mine from the WWI era through the Korean War.

3-20-2019 A History of Clark County Museum

Mark Hall-Patton, Dawna Jolliff and Jeanne Brady told the history of the Clark County Museum

Morning Blend on KTNV 4/18/16: Henderson Pioneer Day Celebration!

Robin Campbell Ouchida, Rick Watson interview

11-12–2015 Water in the Mojave

Featuring John Entsminger, SNWA/LVVWD Director and John Tennert, City of Henderson Utility Management Specialist.


3-15-2015 Desert To Green Valley, How Did It Happen?

A panel featuring Mark Fine, Robert Campbell, Brian Greenspun, and Brad Nelson. The members told the story of how the Green Valley development came to pass. 

4-26-14 Pioneer Days

A panel discussion featuring former member of the Nevada State Assembly and Henderson City Council, John “Jack” Jeffrey, real estate businessman Duane Laubach, public school office manager, Colleen McGinty and former Henderson Mayor Robert Groesbeck.