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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


Come visit us in Henderson, North Carolina

Attractions and Upcoming Events

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'

Henderson, NC Businesses

Henderson Convention Center - Kerr Lake

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

Henderson, NC Businesses


Henderson-Vance Recreation Dept.

Office located at 300 S. Garnett St.(Henry A. Dennis Building), in downtown Henderson.Competition softball fields available for tournaments.

Henderson, NC Other Attractions

Kerr Lake Country Club

Non-metal spikes required. 18 holes, par 72, driving range, putting green, pro shop. Open year-round. 252/492-1895.

Henderson, NC Country Clubs

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