Henderson Historical Society Stories


Inspiration for An American Journey

by Monica Martinez Simmons

Water Street Shops

Inspired by a strong sense of community and a deep pride for my hometown—An American Journey was a labor of love.  The beginning of a story etched beautifully in the memories of our pioneers and early inhabitants, this story simply could not fade.

Our City would undergo an unimaginable transformation and unprecedented growth.  How could we ensure the many new residents relocating to our community would appreciate their new home, foster their community pride, and share in the celebration of Henderson’s heritage if we did not make the effort to properly document the journey. (more…)