Life in Colonial Kent on display at Historical Society

The text on display is an excerpt from a newspaper in which an elderly John Ransom, Justice of the Peace, made a public apology in 1775 after being caught drinking tea. Photo by Elyse Sadtler

KENT — The Kent Historical Society (KHS) debuted its 2017 summer exhibition on Saturday, July 8, with a preview for society members at Seven Hearths. 

The exhibit, titled Founders of Kent, chronicles the lives of the intrepid people who settled this “hideous and howling wilderness.”

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