An invitation to join the KHS

The work of the Kent Historical Society is made possible by the generous support and participation of our members and friends. Membership is open to all who would like to support the continued work of the Kent Historical Society in collecting, preserving, and sharing the history of the Kent area. Please join today and help us continue to serve the Kent community and all those who appreciate Kent’s history.

Membership Privileges
Free, unlimited admission to the Historical Society Museum House
Use of the Historical Society library.
A year's subscription to the Historical Society's newsletter
Invitations to special "Members Only" receptions, functions and programs.
The satisfaction of knowing you are helping to preserve Kent’s history for future generations

If you've made that decision to join go to our membership page and click the Join button
Want to join over the phone? Call us at 330.678.2712
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Want to mail in a membership? Download and Print our membership application.
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Kent Tribune

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Then & Now
A nostalgic look at Kent, Ohio
Then and Now Cover
Then & Now is a companion book to our exhibition. The book is filled with archival photographs of the way we were. See what Kent looked like in the 19th century, in the early 20th century, and up to the present. On sale now for $17. Oh yes, it's in full color.
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Coming to the KHS
WWI Exhibition
WWI Soldiers
The 100th anniversary of the end of WWI is on Nov. 11, 2018. The KHS is now collecting artifacts from WWI for a forthcoming exhibition. If you or someone you know has any artifacts pertaining to "The Great War" we would like to borrow them for this exhibition. Contact us by calling (330) 678-2712 or sending us an email.

If you’re looking for a gift or interested in Kent history take a look at our online bookstore. We may have what you want.