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Henderson Institute Historical Museum


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From its establishment in 1887 by the Freedmen's Mission Board of the United Presbyterian Church through the beginnings of school integration in 1970, the Henderson Institute was the only secondary school open to African Americans in Vance County. This building is all that remains of an educational complex that once anchored the surrounding African Americanneighborhood. The museum has preserved recordings of theschools and offers permanent exhibits. Open to the public by appointment. Only minutes from the Historic District of Henderson's downtown area. 252-438-7392.




Address:
Beckford Drive
Corner of Beckford Dr. & W. Rockspring
Henderson, NC 27536
Phone: (252)430-0616


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Henderson Convention Center - Kerr Lake

A multipurpose facility leased to accommodate weddings, parties, family reunions, meetings, retreats, conventions,receptions, performances and sports expo'

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Henderson-Vance Downtown Development Commission

The Downtown Development Commission works to preserve, develop and promote downtown Henderson. As a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, the DDC is funded by annual contributions from local City and County governments. The DDC sponsors numerous downtown events such as the St. Patrick'

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Scottish Inns - Kerr Lake/Henderson

42 rooms,most on the ground floor. Electric hookups for boats.Seven miles from Kerr Lake. Within walking distance to shopping center and restaurants.I-85, exit 215

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Chex Truck Motel & Truckstop

Seven guest rooms, restaurant, gas & diesel, truckstop. Truck repairs, tires, parts, truck wash, and chrome shop.One mile from Kerr Lake. I-85 Exit #220 (Flemingtown Road)

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