Due to health concerns and Governor Mike DeWine's "stay-at-home" order, the KHS Museum will be closed until Friday, June 5th.

During this difficult time we encourage you to browse and enjoy the historic photos, resources and information on our website.
We look forward to a time when we can reopen and share the museum with the community. At that time we will have an exhibit commemorating May 4th. The exhibit is an extension of the Mapping May 4 Project created and developed by KSU professors Jen Maps and Sara Koopman, web design by Each + Every and in collaboration with KSU special collections, May 4th Visitors Center and KHS. To learn more about Mapping May 4th, click the link below.
We will update as needed. Thank you for your patience.

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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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A Project mapping the oral histories of May 1–5, 1970.


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