Attractions in Henderson

National Register Historic District

We invite you to walk and shop the National Registered Historic Square.

About Us

Henderson is a Texas Main Street City and a National Main Street City. The city has a downtown that focuses on the preservation of its buildings and historic square which was laid out in 1843. In 1995, Henderson was honored as a National Registered Historic Downtown District.

Our Downtown Area

The downtown square is one of the most dramatic and picturesque in the East Texas area. Colorful awnings highlight the historic buildings and offer shade to shoppers browsing the fabulous antique, gift, and apparel shops. During the second Saturday in November, the district is part of the annual Heritage Syrup Festival.

Suzanne Cross
(903) 657-6551 Ext. 268