Kent Historical Society’s trip back in time sheds light on life in 2017

The Kent Historical House Tour featured the Nathaniel Spooner House. photos By Lan Christensen

KENT — The first Holiday Historic House Tour, presented by the Kent Historical Society, happened under blue skies on Sunday, Dec. 10 — with a new blanket of snow to punctuate the winter theme. 

Seven houses were opened for the tour, each with its own special character and history. 

Many have been renovated to accommodate 21st-century owners, but the work on all of them was done with an eye to preserving the original character of the house; many of the original elements have been carefully maintained. 

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