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4-21-12 Henderson Speaks

A video remembering the first public event of the Henderson Historic Society, held at the Gibson Library around the time of Heritage Days in 2012. Henderson Department of Public Libraries (HDPL) staff video recorded the event showing candid pictures of the crowd and a great display of the collected memorabilia of Henderson Historical Society members and community supporters. Tom Fay, Director of HDPL in 2012 introduced the key people in the audience that evening including Andy Hafen. Mr. Fay spoke about the founding of Henderson Historical Society and the partnership of HDPL and HHS. He recognized Lou LaPorta, Henderson pioneer and founder of HHS. Mr. LaPorta spoke to the gathering about the goals of the organization and the importance of collecting and preserving the history of Henderson and he introduced Rick Watson, HHS member who spoke about how to become a member of HHS and told about upcoming events to spread the word about.

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