200-year-old farm to be part of Center for Innovation

A circa 1741 farmhouse is one of the buildings on the Arno Farm, now part of the South Kent School’s Center for Innovation. Photo by Asher Pavel

KENT — “The familiar is crumbling,” announced South Kent Head of School Andrew Vadnais at a talk Sept. 18 sponsored by the Kent Historical Society.

The theme of his talk was not about the advantages and disadvantages of looking to the past (even though his presentation at Town Hall, attended by about 50 people, had been organized by the Historical Society).

Vadnais was there to talk about the future — specifically, the future of the Arno Farm, which now belongs to South Kent School.

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