Henderson, North Carolina

Henderson Institute Historical Museum


category : Museums
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


Come visit us in Henderson, North Carolina


More Museums near Henderson, North Carolina

Benson Museum of Local History

Farm Heritage Trail. Established in 1987 to collect, preserve and display items of historical significance related to the Ben...

Caldwell Heritage Museum

Artifactual photographic and demographic exhibits and displays depicting the history and heritage of Caldwell County. ...

Eastern Cabarrus Historic Museum

Built in 1855, the museum is on the National Register of Historic Places. It features a glimpse of Cabarrus County life from ...

Frisco Native American Museum & Natural History Center

Located in the village of Frisco in a building with a long and varied history, the Frisco Native American Museum & Natural Hi...

Canton Area Historical Museum

A mountain heritage museum. You will get a glimpse of the past and aspects of our early life. We have attempted to preserve a...

North Carolina Museum of History

Explore the state's past and learn about its people. See a variety of exhibits, including the North Carolina Sports Hall of F...


Henderson Institute Historical Museum Related Videos

Zoodio @ A Walking Tour of Architectural History in Henderson, NC

An original presentation based on the walking tour of architectural history in Henderson, NC by the Vance County Historical Society and Tem Blackburn. Photos...

Confederate Living History with the 28th NC featuring 1st Sgt. B. Henderson

Confederate, Yankee, Civil War, War Between the States, 28th NC, Latta Plantation, Huntersville, North Carolina, The Old North State, Dixie, Heritage, Guns, ...

My Classic Car Season 15 Episode 23 - Show, Shine, Shag and Dine

On this episode of My Classic Car, we'll make our way to historic downtown Henderson, North Carolina for Show, Shine, Shag and Dine. You'll see some wild mac...

Visual History of Kannapolis, NC

This video represents the history of Kannapolis, NC from its beginning as a farming village to a prominent cotton manufacturing town(Cannon Mills) to its fut...

History of Tarboro North Carolina

Tarboro, NC, http://www.tarboro-nc.com, was settled in 1733 and chartered in 1760. The town served the area as an important Colonial river port and thriving ...

Baymont Inn Suites - Henderson Hotel - United States

Info & Cheap Booking! : http://www.hotelz.tv/info/united-states/henderson/efyzhwvsptkl/baymont-inn-suites-henderson.html â–»Best Hotels in Henderson : http://...

Travel
Lodging
Attractions
Events
Recreation
Advertise