KHS Sunday Series
Our Sunday Series programs are scheduled for the third Sunday of January, March, May, July, September, and November 2:00 PM (usually) at the Kent Town Hall. Since 2010, we have featured a variety of programs and presentations by knowledgeable speakers on topics of historical interest. Free admission for members; $5 suggested donation for non-members. For more information, call 860-927-4587 or email us.
The Kent Historical Society’s 2018 events are focused on the theme: “Our Town: A Sense of Community in the Mid-20th Century.” One goal for the year will be to celebrate the memories of those who lived through the dramatic changes that took place in Kent before and after World War II. This is our way of gathering a group oral history of life in Kent in the mid-20th century,
Curator Marge Smith will guide an interactive discussion to offer a nostalgic look at Kent life in the mid-20th century, including farming, the village, moving to Kent, and the role that three private schools have played in the town’s life. (read more...)
Sunday, March 18, at 2:00 PM
Memories of Farming
Round table discussion will offer a nostalgic look at Kent farming life in the mid-20th century.
Sunday, May 18, at 2:00 PM
The Village: “Urban Life” in Kent
Round table discussion will offer a nostalgic look at life in the Kent Village in the mid-20th century. Read more…
Sunday, July 15, at 2:00 PM
Growing Up in Kent
Anyone who spent time here in Kent as a child is welcome to join the conversation. You don’t have to be a native of the town, as long as you spent part of your childhood here.
Sunday, September 16, at 2:00 PM
Moving to Kent
Round table discussion will offer those who chose to come to Kent an opportunity to share why they came to this small town in the Northwest Corner of Connecticut.