“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Henderson, North Carolina

Clickable Map of Vance County, North Carolina and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Vance County, NC (18) Franklin County, NC (7) Granville County, NC (32) Warren County, NC (30) Mecklenburg County, VA (39)  VanceCounty(18) Vance County (18)  FranklinCounty(7) Franklin County (7)  GranvilleCounty(32) Granville County (32)  WarrenCounty(30) Warren County (30)  MecklenburgCountyVirginia(39) Mecklenburg County (39)
Henderson is the county seat for Vance County
Henderson is in Vance County
      Vance County (18)  
      Franklin County (7)  
      Granville County (32)  
      Warren County (30)  
      Mecklenburg County, Virginia (39)  
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1North Carolina (Vance County), Henderson — G-117 — "Tiny" Broadwick1893-1978
Aviation pioneer; first woman to parachute from an airplane, 1913. Demonstrated use of parachutes to Army, 1914. Grave 200 yds N.Map (db m69959) HM
2North Carolina (Vance County), Henderson — G-121 — Corbitt Company
Built buggies, 1899; by 1907, automobiles; later tractors, buses, and, during WWII, trucks for military. Shop ¾ mi. S.E. closed 1952.Map (db m30681) HM
3North Carolina (Vance County), Henderson — G-124 — Harriet-Henderson Strike
Textile mill 100 yds. N.E. target of strike, 1958-61. Effort failed, led to bombings that bolstered antiunionism.Map (db m180569) HM
4North Carolina (Vance County), Henderson — G-62 — Richard Henderson
Founder of Transylvania Colony (Ky.) & Nashville (Tenn.), author Cumberland Compact (1780), judge, member N.C. Council of State. Grave 1 mi. N.Map (db m181016) HM
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Dec. 4, 2022