History and Heritage 1860 to 1920

A summary of class lessons is available at this site, along with additional information related to specific events and people.
Please note that these are summaries and not detailed histories. More information on some of these topics, events and people will be added in the future.

Click on the links below for information on the history and heritage of Henderson County from 1860 to 1920.

Civil War

Reconstruction and Gilded Age

Appalachian Stereotyping, Railroad Barons, Early Industrialization

Spanish-American War and Philippine-American War

Progressive Era and Imperialism, 1900-1920

World War I