Legacy of the Kent Family in Kentfield

by Laurie Thompson

Grape Festival on the Kent Estate, 1930s. Anne T. Kent California Room Collection.

Albert & Adaline Kent and their son, William Kent, moved to Marin County in 1871 and settled in the Ross Valley at their home in today’s Kent Woodlands in 1874. The town of Kentfield came to be named in their honor.

Please join us on Thursday, April 12, 2012 at 12 noon for an illustrated lecture by California Room Librarian Laurie Thompson on the history of the Kent Family and their many contributions to our County.

WHEN: Thursday, April 12, 2012

TIME: 12 Noon — 1 p.m.

WHERE: Board of Supervisors Planning Chambers, Room 330, Civic Center Administration Building, 3501 Civic Center Drive, San Rafael

CALL: 415–473–7419 for additional information

Originally published at https://annetkent.kontribune.com.

--

--

--

Recommended from Medium

Presidential Elections Not Decided by the Popular Vote & How Marin County Voted in those Elections

April 15: Today in Dance

A Stunning Picture From An American Settlement

Tips For Flying The American Flag Properly

Rain check, please

July 24, 1964 — Harlem And The Long, Hot Summer — Past Daily…

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Anne T. Kent California Room

Anne T. Kent California Room

The official Medium account of the archive of Marin County history & culture at the Marin County Free Library http://tinyurl.com/MarinCoSocialMedia

More from Medium

Suffrage Leader Dr. Carrie Young & the Nicasio Water-Cure

Salt Sandspurry (세발나물)

The Fascinating Story Behind Kütahya’s Ceramics

Why Living Off-Grid Appeals to So Many