Tag Archives: Kent Washington

1896 Lumber Delivery Contract

This is a contract between the City of Kent and E. Molkie to deliver 75 cords of 4 ft. slab wood to the Light Plant from the Kent Mill on Oct. 12th, 1896, all for $25. Very interesting read and … Continue reading

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Kent High School Band c.1930

Here’s a great photo of the Kent High School Band in either 1930 or 1931.

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Fireman Saves Child on Cliff

A terrifying story that ended well was printed in the Kent News-Journal on March 13, 1968.

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Announcing Digital Newsletter Opt-in

We are going to start offering our newsletter to members via email if they choose to opt in for this. This will save us on printing and postage costs, which means more money for our true purpose- to collect, preserve, … Continue reading

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“Stranger Things: Bizarre & Unusual Stories from Kent”

Our new exhibit, “Stranger Things: Bizarre & Unusual Stories from Kent” will be opening this Friday the 13th! Stop on by and see the strange side of Kent History. Runs through November. Music from: Intended Force by Kevin MacLeod is … Continue reading

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Grandfather Hull’s Office

There is a lot of notes on this photo, but not where it is from precisely. We know it is “Grandfather” Hull’s office/consultation room and the “secretary” is looking through the doorway from her “workshop”. It seems to be a … Continue reading

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2017 Gala

Here are some photos of our 2017 Fundraising Gala! Thank you to everyone who helped pull it off and to everyone who supported us!

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Pat Hayes’ Hop House

This is a hop house that belonged to Pat Hayes Farm in Orillia. Hop farming was really big in the early 1900’s in Kent until the hops louse ruined the crops and people transitioned over to lettuce farming.

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