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Kent Centennial Clipping

A lovely clipping from the Valley Daily News May 20, 1990, their paper in honor of Kent’s Centennial.

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Lunar Rover 1971

Forty Six years ago yesterday, the Apollo 15 was launched with the lunar rover built here at Boeing in the Kent Valley! We have a newspaper clipping from July 28, 1971 with a first hand account of the launch by … Continue reading

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Kent Fishing Derby 1971

In our collection is a bunch of newspaper articles and photos about the fishing derby that used to be held in downtown Kent for the kids. These ones are all from April/May 1971, from the Kent News Journal.

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July 4th Wedding

We found a cute story of a wedding put on publicly in Kent in 1912 as part of the 4th of July festivities! The couple,Grace Peterson and E.L. Young, got $100 and a free double bed to have their wedding … Continue reading

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Lettuce Festival Article 1936

Here’s a great article shared with us by Tyler A., about his grandmother, Queen of the Lettuce Festival that year! It’s from Time magazine, July 13, 1936. Thanks Tyler!

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Cornucopia Days 1954

Cornucopia Days Parade 1954, kids dressed like Davy Crockett

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Thank You!

Thanks to a generous donation, we have enough to restore the large leaded glass window at the Museum! Thank you!!!! Now we can start saving to restore some of the smaller windows 🙂

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NEW HOURS

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Window Restoration Project

Thank you for everyone who has donated to this project! We still need some additional funds to reach our goal of $8,521.00. We are short $950 to restore the large front window in the living room of the Bereiter House … Continue reading

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Soldiers Leaving for WWI

We have a great photo of soldiers leaving for WWI saying goodbye at the Seattle train station. It is on a glass plate negative. The photographer was L.W.Clark. Come to our Annual Gala “1917 One Hundred Years Ago”, to learn … Continue reading

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