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Greater Kent Historical Society members donate to Puyallup Valley JACL!

The Puyallup Valley Chapter of the Japanese American Citizens League thanks Greater Kent Historical Society members for their collective donation of $100!

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Kent Chronicles- Local Ukranian-American History

Saturday, July 22nd at 10am This month we will look at the history of our Ukranian-American community in Kent. Are you interested in a lively discussion about history? We’ll look at artifacts, watch movie clips and much more! Intended for … Continue reading

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Kent Chronicles- Local Somali-American History

Saturday, June 24th at 10am This month we will look at the history of our Somali-American community in Kent. Are you interested in a lively discussion about history? We’ll look at artifacts, watch movie clips and much more! Intended for … Continue reading

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The Berieter House Through the Ages

The Berieter House c.1910, c.1930, & 2017. At 109 years old, it looks the same, just the landscaping and the town around it has changed.

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Our Gardens are Bursting with Color

The gorgeous view from the Museum’s office! Our gardens are bursting with color! Stop by and enjoy the grounds!

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Memorial Day Display

Come down to the museum and see our Memorial Day display of some of our local heroes!

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1929 Washington State Drivers License

We got a surprise in the mail today! Some items belonging to the owner of Weitzel’s General Store which was in Orilla, WA. This was stuck in the front cover of an old book- the drivers license for then 16 … Continue reading

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Meet Our Executive Director

We are having an Open House to welcome our new Museum Director, Tessa Yeaman! It’s on Wednesday, June 7th from 6pm-8pm. Stop by and meet her!

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The Plant Sale is Tomorrow!

Tomorrow morning!

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Tim Noah

While researching for the next newsletter, we came upon Tim Noah’s name & photo in a Canterbury Faire booklet from 1994! He was THE children’s musician when we were kids! He is still recording, performing, & he transformed a hundred-year-old … Continue reading

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