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Remembering Mrs. Henderson

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CollectedIn 2005, an annual tradition began with the Elgin High School graduates of the 1950s meeting for a covered dish luncheon. The groups would meet at the St. Peter’s Lutheran Church fellowship hall following the Western Days parade. Conversations at these reunions always recalled experiences with teachers.The reunion in 2017 evoked several memories about Kittie Cain Henderson who devoted much of her life educating students at the Elgin High School. Henderson, herself, was a native Elginite, a great granddaughter of Mary Christian Burleson who built the first house in Elgin.Besides teaching World History and Spanish, Henderson was the librarian during ...

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