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Her-Story: Women’s History Told Through Fashion

January 13, 2018 Demonstration at 12:00 pm!           The Greater Kent Historical Society invites you to a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see historic fashions from Seattle Children’s Hospital’s private, special collection through an exclusive, one-day pop-up exhibit that is not to … Continue reading

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Gonnason Bros. Service Station

Several photos of the Gonnason Bros. Service Station in Kent, WA. c.1920’s

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Our Window Has Been Restored!

Our restored window is reinstalled!! Thank you to everyone who supported this project!!!

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1914 Report Card

With finals coming up soon, it’s nice to know there has always seemed to be report cards and commiserate with those in the past. Here is the report card for Frank Bouldron for the school year of 1913- 1914 at … Continue reading

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Registry of Kent Voters 1892

A registry of Kent voters in 1892!

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Christmas Open House

See the Bereiter house decorated for the season! Come enjoy some snacks, music, good company and see Santa Claus! (Picture taking and donations welcome) Sunday, December 10th from 1pm-4pm

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The Taylor School

This is a letter recalling Mr. Harry Waid’s years at the Taylor School just outside of Kent. It was published in installments and we only have one of them, but it shows what it was like going to school in … Continue reading

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Danny Pierce in Alaska

Danny Pierce was a painter that lived right here on East Hill! He has work in the Smithsonian and he painted many of our murals downtown. In the Kent News-Journal on Dec. 16, 1959, a letter he wrote back home … Continue reading

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Kent High School’s 1910 Undefeated Football Team

Here is a story about the 1910, Kent High School undefeated football team. This article was printed on March 24, 1971, newspaper unknown.

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