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Bowling in Kent

Here are some photos that were donated to us of bowling teams. Bowling has been around in Kent as a pastime since the 1900’s! The first photo is from c.1900 of a bowling alley located on RR Ave. It was … Continue reading

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1896 Lumber Delivery Contract

This is a contract between the City of Kent and E. Molkie to deliver 75 cords of 4 ft. slab wood to the Light Plant from the Kent Mill on Oct. 12th, 1896, all for $25. Very interesting read and … Continue reading

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Kent High School Band c.1930

Here’s a great photo of the Kent High School Band in either 1930 or 1931.

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Fireman Saves Child on Cliff

A terrifying story that ended well was printed in the Kent News-Journal on March 13, 1968.

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Announcing Digital Newsletter Opt-in

We are going to start offering our newsletter to members via email if they choose to opt in for this. This will save us on printing and postage costs, which means more money for our true purpose- to collect, preserve, … Continue reading

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November Mystery Book Club

On November 8th at 10am we will be discussing the book: “Folly” by Laurie King. We will also be deciding our over the winter break’s book selection. Hope to see you there!

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“Stranger Things: Bizarre & Unusual Stories from Kent”

Our new exhibit, “Stranger Things: Bizarre & Unusual Stories from Kent” will be opening this Friday the 13th! Stop on by and see the strange side of Kent History. Runs through November. Music from: Intended Force by Kevin MacLeod is … Continue reading

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Grandfather Hull’s Office

There is a lot of notes on this photo, but not where it is from precisely. We know it is “Grandfather” Hull’s office/consultation room and the “secretary” is looking through the doorway from her “workshop”. It seems to be a … Continue reading

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Mystery Book Club

Our next Mystery Book Club meeting is Wednesday, October 11th at 10 am! Stop by to discuss “In The Bleak Midwinter” by Julia Spencer-Fleming. Cozy up with a cup of coffee or tea and enjoy the camaraderie!

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2017 Gala

Here are some photos of our 2017 Fundraising Gala! Thank you to everyone who helped pull it off and to everyone who supported us!

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