After careful consideration, the Kent Historical Society Museum will now be OPEN BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. If you have a research need or wish to view the exhibits, please call 330-678-2712 or send an email to We thank you for your understanding and continued support.

Our Mission

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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Historic Facades of Kent, Ohio

Historic Facades of Kent, Ohio is a new book published by the Kent Historical Society and Main Street Kent. It is sure to be enjoyed by residents and local history buffs, as well as building owners, city planners and developers.

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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 detail call (330) 678-2712.

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