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GKHS Roundup 1/30/2016

Read on for the last two weeks of news from the GKHS. The Ultimate Valentine Tea is online and we are taking reservations! You can look forward to the great tea service of the Neely Mansion Association combined with the … Continue reading

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Museum Closed 1/23/2016

The GKHS Annual Meeting is Saturday, 1/23/2016, at Kent Commons from 1 to 3pm. The first part of the meeting is the important business meeting for the organization while the second is a speaker event with Green River Community College … Continue reading

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Two Upcoming Events

GKHS Annual Membership Meeting 2016 Saturday, 1/23/2016 1 to 3 pm Kent Commons, Mill Creek Room Business meeting starts at 1pm, guest speaker professor David Norberg to follow with a presentation on the Great Depression in the Pacific Northwest. More … Continue reading

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GKHS Roundup 1/9/2016

What will 2016 hold for the Greater Kent Historical Society and the Bereiter Museum?  Hopefully great programs, excellent exhibits, and deeper community engagement as we pursue our mission to collect, preserve and promote Kent’s history.  You know, all the good … Continue reading

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January Chronicles Cancelled

Bad news! The January 7th and 9th Chronicles must be canceled.  The museum’s furnace stopped working over the weekend and despite our best efforts it will not be fixed in time for Chronicles.  I am sorry for the inconvenience! However, … Continue reading

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Museum Closed for Maintenance

Unfortunately, the museum will be closed for maintenance tomorrow, 1/6/2016, until further notice. The furnace stopped working over the weekend and we are in the process of getting it fixed.  In the mean time, the museum is way too cold … Continue reading

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Museum Closed for the Holidays

The museum’s doors close for the last time in 2015. The museum will be closed from December 24th, 2015 through January 5th, 2016. We will be back for regular business and looking forward to the new year on January 6th, … Continue reading

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GKHS Roundup 12/19/2015

Or the last update of the year. We have enjoyed having the house decorated for the Holiday Season and the community has been in to enjoy it too! The annual holiday open house was successful, we had 30 people stop … Continue reading

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Kent Story: 12/8/2015

Zach is presenting the next Kent Story for the Kent City Council meeting at 7pm on 12/8/2015. Entitled “Home for the Holidays: 1895 Edition,” this presentation covers the holiday season in 1895 in Kent. Tune in to KentTV21 to catch … Continue reading

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2015 Holiday Open House Tomorrow!

The Holiday Open House Sunday, December 6th 1pm-5pm Live music from 1:30-2:30 Stop in to enjoy some refreshments and good cheer with the Greater Kent Historical Society!  The house is decorated for the season and ready for the party.  Now … Continue reading

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