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The Mission of the Kent Historical Society is to be the primary Kent history resource and reference center, leading the community in the collection, preservation, and interpretation of Kent's heritage.

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Kent Historical Society Roger Di Paolo Scholarship

  • Theodore Roosevelt High School
  • May 7, 2019
  • 3:16

On Tuesday, May 7th, Sophie Bednar was awarded the Kent Historical Society Roger Di Paolo Scholarship. The scholarship was established this year to honor Roger Di Paolo's many contributions over the years as a journalist, editor and historian. Roger was unable to attend the banquet so his son, Brian, was there in his place. KHS was thrilled to announce Sophie as the first recipient as she is a wonderful young women with a very bright future. Sophie plans to attend Kent State University in the fall.

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KHS two-part exhibit opening in May!

The Kent Historical Society Museum’s newest two-part exhibit - “Views of Kent by Local Artists” and “Treasures from the Attic” - gives art and artifacts typically tucked away in storage a chance to shine under the spot-lights. The public is invited to explore the exhibit during KHS’ spring open house on May 11 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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