On November 16, 1792, resident Robert Simpson wrote to Alexander D.
Even with diagonal parking spaces outlined on downtown streets today, the streets are wide enough to include two-way traffic and space left over for delivery trucks to park in the center of the streets without interfering.
Segments of Audubon and Weaverton were sometimes referred to as the "East End", which held the second-largest business area after downtown Henderson.
Henderson had unusual weather patterns in the late 1800s and early 1900s.
The storm lasted for more than 30 minutes, laying crops low throughout the county.
Telephone lines were damaged and windows broken in the city and county by the hailstones.
During this period, the Red Banks settlement had gained notoriety as a frontier haven for westward-moving outlaws and their families. By that time, excluding the Cherokee, the free male inhabitants of Red Bank totaled 62.