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A Bereiter Homecoming

We just had a surprise visit from Mr. Bereiter’s descendants! Two generations of Bereiters got to see the home their great-grandfather built in 1908 this afternoon, and we got to meet his delightful family 🙂

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The Center for Washington Cultural Traditions in Kent This Fall

Interested in traditional cultural practices? A new program is looking to hear from you at meetings across the state this summer and fall- including in Kent on Sept.13th, 2-4pm at the Kent Senior Activity Center!   “The Center for Washington … Continue reading

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75th Remembrance of Puyallup Assembly Center

This year is the 75th Anniversary of the establishment of the Puyallup Assembly Center which incarcerated approx. 75,000 people of Japanese ancestry living in Washington & Alaska. Survivors of all assembly centers, detention facilities and permanent camps are invited to … Continue reading

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Experience Historical Kent 2017

Experience Historical Kent is happening again this August- bigger and better each year! Browse the list and put what sounds fun to you on your calendar! (Note: our Open House is on Aug. 5, as the start of the Mill … Continue reading

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Greater Kent Historical Society members donate to Puyallup Valley JACL!

The Puyallup Valley Chapter of the Japanese American Citizens League thanks Greater Kent Historical Society members for their collective donation of $100!

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Kent Chronicles- Local Ukranian-American History

Saturday, July 22nd at 10am This month we will look at the history of our Ukranian-American community in Kent. Are you interested in a lively discussion about history? We’ll look at artifacts, watch movie clips and much more! Intended for … Continue reading

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Kent Chronicles- Local Somali-American History

Saturday, June 24th at 10am This month we will look at the history of our Somali-American community in Kent. Are you interested in a lively discussion about history? We’ll look at artifacts, watch movie clips and much more! Intended for … Continue reading

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The Berieter House Through the Ages

The Berieter House c.1910, c.1930, & 2017. At 109 years old, it looks the same, just the landscaping and the town around it has changed.

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Our Gardens are Bursting with Color

The gorgeous view from the Museum’s office! Our gardens are bursting with color! Stop by and enjoy the grounds!

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Garden Work Party

Mark your calendars! June 8th between 2-6pm we will be having a work party to spruce up the gardens on the museum property! We especially need strong backs to move compost and bark into the flower beds! Stop on by … Continue reading

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