The Kent Historical Society is pleased to announce that it will re-open from 9a-2p on Fridays/Saturdays starting on Friday, June 4th. In accordance with state recommendations, those who are fully vaccinated will not be required to wear masks while visiting. However, we ask that anyone who is not fully vaccinated continue to wear masks while inside.

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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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Walking Tour: The History of Industry in Kent, Ohio

A walking tour to explore Kent, Ohio's historic industrial buildings and stories.

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Walking Tour of Standing Rock Cemetery

This tour, presented by the Kent Historical Society, is an opportunity to learn about some of Kent's most interesting people. Marked on the tour are 77 graves to explore at your leisure. Grab a map at the cemetery office or downtown at the Kent Historical Society, McKay Bricker Framing, or Sue Nelson Designs, and head out on a pretty day. For further details, call (330) 678-2712

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