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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Greetings from Kent, Ohio
A Postcard Portrait of the Tree City
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Over 125 historical postcards of Kent are depicted in full color in this beautiful new book by our own Roger J. Di Paolo. These postcards along with descriptions show Kent in all its historical glory. The cards date from 1895 to the 1960s. The Cuyahoga River, iconic buildings, landmarks, schools, churches, Twin Lakes, Brady Lake, the university, and so much more. This is a must have book for anyone who grew up in Kent, or just loves Kent history, this book will bring a smile, a bit of nostalgia and a sense of history to every reader.

This is a perfect gift for the holiday season. Order now from our Shopping Cart or pick up your copy at the Kent Historical Society.
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.