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2015 GKHS Annual Meeting

The Greater Kent Historical Society annual meeting is on Saturday, January 24th, from 12:00pm to 3:00pm. The venue is changed from years past and we will be meeting in the Rainier Room at Kent Commons. The primary purpose of the … Continue reading

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GKHS 2015 Annual Meeting

  If you are a member of the Greater Kent Historical Society, you should be getting a postcard in the mail about the annual meeting, coming up on the 24th of January. If you are not a member, you can … Continue reading

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January Chronicles

Happy New Year! Kent Chronicles will pick back up next week with one session on Saturday, January 10th from 11:00am to 12:30pm. In conjunction with the program we had at the museum on mid December, the topic is the Peace … Continue reading

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More Details for the Open House

Are you getting excited for the Bereiter Museum Open House yet?  We have further details to confirm that should help that! Our gathering will once again be graced by the Auburn Harp Ensemble! Founder Bonnie Steinkamp will bring her small … Continue reading

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Bad News About December Chronicles

The December 2014 Kent Chronicles is unfortunately canceled. The Chronicler has a job that may require him to work the usual Thursday and Saturday. Do check back to see about the January 2015 Chronicles!

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Meet the Speaker

The Historical Society hosts a evening dinner program on December 10th with Kayla Daly.  Find out more about her below! Kayla Daly came to Kent during high school and graduated valedictorian of Kent-Meridian High School in 2008, also receiving the … Continue reading

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Holiday Open House

The museum is happy to announce that it is time for our annual holiday open house! This year, the date is Sunday, December 7th from 1:00pm to 5:00pm. Come celebrate the season with us as the house sports its full … Continue reading

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Peace Corps Speaker at the Museum

The Greater Kent Historical Society is hosting a fundraiser dinner with guest Kayla Daly. Ms. Daly has just returned from a tour with the Peace Corps in Guinea, West Africa and will share her experiences with us. Dinner will start … Continue reading

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November Chronicles

On November 6th and 8th, Kent Chronicles will be wrapping up a mini series on flight by talking about passenger flight and the development of an industry that we take very much for granted these days. We will talk about … Continue reading

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150th Anniversery of the Telegraph in Seattle

Come see the working telegraph display at the Kent Museum that is celebrating the 150th anniversary of the Western Union telegraph line reaching Seattle.  This is a hands on exhibit featuring a replica of the system that sent and received … Continue reading

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