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2017 Christmas Open House

2017 Christmas Open House

Santa Claus will be here between 1pm and 3pm. Bring the kids!


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Hallock’s Car

Hallock’s Car

We have several scrapbooks full of photos from the Rasmussen family, from Kent, WA. Here is a photo of their car with a horse right behind it- a sign of the times.
George Hallock is at the wheel, next to him is his wife, Stella Rasmussen Hallock, in the back seat on the left is Edna Hallock (George’s sister), and next to her is Helen Rasmussen (age 15). c. 1915, place unknown.

Her-Story: Women’s History Told Through Fashion

Her-Story: Women’s History Told Through Fashion

January 13, 2018

Demonstration at 12:00 pm!

          The Greater Kent Historical Society invites you to a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see historic fashions from Seattle Children’s Hospital’s private, special collection through an exclusive, one-day pop-up exhibit that is not to be missed. The exhibit will include a show-stopping couture dress featuring over 10,000 hand placed Swarovski  crystals. Then join us for a demonstration on “buckram and wire,” a historic millenary technique at 12:00 pm.

If you would like to participate in the hat-making workshop please RSVP to, or by calling (253) 854-4330. This is event is free with a suggested donation of $10.

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Kent Historical Museum