Henderson proudly preserves its history at the Mennonite Heritage Park and Museum. A country church, 1911 barn, replica immigrant house and visitor center help tell the story. A gift shop sells local crafts and souvenirs. Open May 1-Sept. 30, Tues-Sat. 720 Rd. B. (402) 723-5694.
Henderson’s role as a leader in crop irrigation is depicted in a bronze sculpture called Water: Life Blood of Agriculture, located in Downtown City Park, a popular picnic spot with a playground and bandshell. This is also the site of the June through August Farmers Market on Tuesday evenings. East of Main Street. (402) 723-4228.
At 55 acres in size, Lakeview Park is Henderson’s largest park. Located on the southwest side of town, a mile-long sidewalk surrounds the park’s lake where anglers catch bass, bluegill and catfish. Mature trees add plenty of shade to this popular destination. (402) 723-5782.
The Henderson Aquatic Center has a heated pool, diving boards, slides and diving well to entertain Memorial Day weekend through mid-August. 1090 Birch St. (402) 723-4860.
Main Street offers many unique finds for a ladies day out. Perks is a cafe specializing in coffee and cake. (402) 723-5430. The Petal Pusher features home decor, gifts and gourmet treats. (402) 723-5223.
Learn more about Henderson and the communities of York County by contacting the York County Convention and Visitors Bureau at yorkvisitors.com and (402) 362-4575.