KHS Sunday Series
Our Sunday Series programs are scheduled for the third Sunday of January, March, May, September, 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. Sponsored in 2017 by Kent Barns and the Kent Lions Club.
Coming in 2017
Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017 at 2:00 PM
THE FIRST GREAT AWAKENING — FERVOR AND FERMENT
In the 1730s, a wave of religious revivals, sponsored by the established clergy of the Reformed Churches, swept the Thirteen Colonies. The fervor disrupted the connection between church and state in New England. These revivals involved extreme emotional displays by the thousands of people who heard the sermons of Jonathan Edwards and various itinerant preachers. (read more….)
Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017 at 2:00 PM
OLD FURNITURE AS ART AND HISTORY
Nobody knows more about Colonial furniture than KHS Board member Roger Gonzalez, formerly the furniture expert for the Wadsworth Athenaeum.