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Updated hours

We have expanded our Saturday hours this fall! For the months of September and October we will be open 10am-4pm on Saturdays. Wednesday-Friday our hours will remain 12pm-4pm. Thanks for your support!

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We Are History Keepers

The free “We Are History Keepers” workshop taking place at the Kent Senior Activity Center is coming up on Oct.7th! Lunch is provided for $10 if you RSVP, so do so by Sept. 25th! rsvp@ethnicheritagecouncil.org

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Cavanaugh Hardware

We have a lot of information on the Cavanaugh family in our archives. These three similar businesses in Kent all share the Cavanaugh name. We thought it was neat how their stores progressed over time! Cavanaugh & Clancy Tinning & … Continue reading

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C & C Produce

C & C Produce- Cash & Carry Fruits and Vegetables and S.T. Produce. This was on Railroad Ave, north of Smith St. (c.1960’s)

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New Email News Coming Soon!

We are starting an email list to send out news, reminders and general goings-on here at the museum! If you are a member and provided us with your email address when you signed up, you are good to go. Otherwise, … Continue reading

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Order Your Gala Tickets Today!

Today (August 31) is the last day to get Gala Tickets before the price goes up!! Order them on our website, or stop on by- we are here until 4pm!

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Reminder: 2017 Gala tickets go up in price on September 1st!

                    There are just a few more days to purchase your gala ticket for $50, it will increase to $60 on September 1st. Get yours today!

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Back to Our Normal Hours

Just FYI: on Friday, September 1st, we will be going back to our normal hours- noon-4pm, Wednesdays-Saturdays. Thanks for including us in your summer plans! We will still be here once the rainy days of Autumn start back up- a … Continue reading

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The Kent Theater

The Kent Theater and Meeker Street Livery, on the north side of W. Meeker, between 2nd & 4th streets. c. early 1900’s

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Dunn’s Meat Market

Dunn’s Meat Market c.1915. It was located where Bittersweet Restaurant then Downhome Catering was, 211 1st Ave S, Kent. Dunn’s Meat Market handled everything from the carcass to the trimmings. One of the people pictured is Oscar Barnes. This is … Continue reading

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