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Wendell Historical Society

Recognizing and preserving the historical treasures in Wendell

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Welcome to the Wendell Historical Society!

We are an organization of concerned citizens who are focused on the preservation of Wendell's historical treasures. 

Our officers

Carol Hinnant

Vice President:
Mary Jo Cashion

Treasurer/Secretary: Ray Hinnant
Board Members:
Keith Acree
Nora Cambier
Ginna Gray
Kristy Todd

 Mid Century Entertainment in Wendell

Who remembers these Wendell entertainment hot spots?
Lake Glad, Wendell movie theater, Dolphin's, Teens Dairy Bar and the Skating rink.

“Mid-Century Wendell Entertainment” will be the subject of the Sept. 24th meeting of the Wendell Historical Society. The public is invited to hear and share memories of these and other fun places in Wendell’s past. A panel will discuss places that offered entertainment to Wendell and area residents, including Lake Glad, the Wendell movie theater, a popular drive-in restaurant and a roller skating rink. Join us at 7 p.m. Thursday in the boardroom of the Wendell Town Hall at the corner of Fourth and Pine streets.

Wendell's Veterans - On display at Universal Chevrolet
The photo display of Wendell veterans that was created for this year's 4th of July Celebration is on display at the Universal Chevrolet showroom on Main St.  Stop by if you have not seen this wonderful compilation of Wendell history. Thank you to Paul White for hosting this display.