This is the John Burnard daughters. It was taken on Cromwell T. Oliver’s farm on East Hill (near Panther Lake) in Kent, c.1923. Noted are: Ida Burnard Oliver, Ada Burnard Clark, Effie Bernard Engstrom and Elspeth Burnard Martin.
This is from a glass plate negative taken around 1900 by Clark Studios. It is men making cedar shakes out of old growth wood on Kent’s East Hill. You can see the smoke stack of the “donkey” in the background.
The Museum is open today for our Carriage Barn Antique Quilt Show! It is part of the first Annual Historic Barn Tour for Experience Historical Kent Month! We are here until 4pm so stop on by and get a rare look inside our Carriage Barn!