Come join us at the Kent Historical Museum for the Kent Chronicles Speaker Series for June as we explore how the Somali community has laid down roots in Kent.
GKHS and the Ethnic Heritage Council seeks leaders from various ethnic communities to take part in a focus group and ultimately help identify ways in which cultural and historical artifacts can be preserved for future generations. For more information on how you can participate, please contact us:
Join us for the July installation of our Chronicles Speaker Series to learn about the Ukrainian community here in Kent.
Our speaker is Oleg Pynda who is the Founder & Executive Director of the Ukrainian Community Center of Washington.
Are you interested in a lively discussion about history? We’ll look at artifacts, watch movie clips and much more!
Intended for adults of all ages and home schooled students.
Join us Saturday, September 30 for our annual fundraiser gala, “1917 One Hundred Years Ago” *doors open at 5:30 pm
The Greater Kent Historical Society is proud to present an evening in celebration of Kent’s history (1917-2017).
We are especially pleased to have as our guest speaker Erik Flint, U.S. Army Museum Director at Fort Lewis. His topic will be: “The Military in Washington State 1917”.
Your evening includes a Kent History display, wine raffle, basket raffle, buffet style dinner with choice of prime rib or salmon entrees (provided by The Golden Steer), a dessert dash and ending with a special program by Erik Flint, U.S. Army Museum Director at Fort Lewis.
We take care of the dining, dishes, and desserts. You have the fun!
Reserve your seat now! Program ends at 9:00 pm