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