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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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Tied By Lightning

Celebrating the 150th Anniversary of the Telegraph Join us at the Kent Museum with a Telegraph Exhibit and hands on demonstration of the telegraph. The Telegraph came up Military Road a 150 years ago. Exhibit runs until  October 11th 2014

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October Kent Chronicles

  Kent Chronicles for this month is a very exciting discussion about Boeing’s Kent Space Center. The KSC has been a staple of the community since 1964, as it very quickly employed over 5000 people as Kent’s population was only … Continue reading

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Greater Kent Historical Society-Dinner Auction

Celebrating the History of Kent Creating History By Funding Our Future Please join us for our Annual Dinner Auction Saturday October 4th 2014 at 530pm Dinner to be held at the Kent Senior Center 600 East Smith Street Please call … Continue reading

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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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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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