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August Kent Chronicles

Chronicles comes back in August with a verve with a discussion about flight! Kent has a long history with flight that continues to this day but we will need some time to get there.  On August 7th and 9th we … Continue reading

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Mill Creek Walking Tour!

I hope everyone is having a fantastic summer! The Historical Society is once again proud to partner with the Mill Creek Neighborhood Association to offer an interesting historical and architectural tour of the a number of the old homes on … Continue reading

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June Chronicles

In the late 1980s, it looked like the world was going to change quickly.  America had regained its confidence under the leadership of Ronald Reagan.  By the late 1980s, the communist world looked weak and appeared to crumble away.  In … Continue reading

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April Kent Chronicles

In an unfortunate turn of events, Kent Chronicles for Thursday, 4/3/2014, has been canceled due to illness of the moderator. However, the good news is that the discussion will be picked up on Saturday 4/5/2014!  The topic will be Japanese … Continue reading

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March Kent Chronicles

For this month’s discussion, we will be focused on the Japanese impact on the valley.  We will start looking at the ways that the initial immigrants influenced the valley and the hardships they had to overcome to find success.  We … Continue reading

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Koto Music Program

The Greater Kent Historical Society is proud to present an unique evening of entertainment on February 18th.  We will be hosting a concert on the koto, an instrument most closely associated with Japanese culture.  Come join us to hear this … Continue reading

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Indian Tom Presentation

The Greater Kent Historical Society is proud to host Hilda Meryhew in her presentation of “Indian Tom.”  This afternoon talk will cover the King County War of 1855 and the actions of one man who saved the life of three … Continue reading

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Events Roundup for January 2014

Greetings all! The next month is going to be a busy time for the Historical Society and we want to make you aware of all that is going on! January 18th is the Annual Meeting at the Kent Memorial Park … Continue reading

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January Kent Chronicles

Kent Chronicles is back right after the New Year! We are going to start a trio of discussions about Japan to be prepared for a upcoming special musical presentation (more details later). For January, we are going to become familiar … Continue reading

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Museum Holiday Hours

The Kent Historical Museum will have some abbreviated hours for this holiday season. We are on our regular schedule from 12/17-12/21. Over Christmas week we will be open on 12/26-12/28. Over New Year’s week, we will be open 1/2-1/4. We … Continue reading

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