Matthew Griswald Governor’s Proclamation

Thanksgiving may have started in Massachusetts, but Connecticut has been celebrating since Governor Matthew Griswold declared a day of Thanksgiving for November 24, 1785. Learn more about the proclamation issued by Governor Griswold from ConnecticutHistory.org - http://bit.ly/2qJtPZu

Annual Christmas Party

We hope you will join us for our favorite party! Let us know if you'd like to bring a contribution to the food tables. It's YOUR fabulous treats that make this party so popular!

Francelia Cota Johnson

Fran was Kent Town Historian for more than 20 years, past President of the Kent Historical Society, gravestone conservator, and author of 2 books on Kent history and genealogy....she will be deeply missed and long remembered.

Twenty Twenty :: A Historic Benefit This Saturday, August 15th at 10am

We welcome mid-August with the invitation to our Annual Fundraiser I'll admit, a bit unusual this year! But isn't EVERYTHING?!     Twenty Twenty :: A Historic Benefit This Saturday, August 15th at 10am   You can peruse the list below to see the offerings we have put together, then you can purchase like a Read More

When In Doubt, Don’t Throw It Out!

We’ve heard some horror stories lately about family treasures that have been taken to the dump or sold at tag sales simply because their owners didn’t think they’d be necessary. While many such items may NOT be important, many are. Often things that are pretty run-of-the-mill tell the most compelling stories. Examples might be ledger Read More