Our vision is to understand and appreciate the unique history of Kentfield, Greenbrae and surrounding areas, and honor the individuals, groups and businesses that have made significant contributions to our community.
The Drought has Returned
According to the Marin IJ, Kentfield has had 14.75” of rain this year,
27.66" last year, compared to an average of 47.48” yearly normal..
When I was growing up in Kentfield, my father was a rain gauge fanatic, recording 82” during one of the heavy rain seasons. We seem to be
having fewer floods and more droughts as climate change takes its toll.
We in Marin live in a self sustained water system, relying on our reservoirs for water, and they are already drying up. We have the added anxiety of projected wild fire season with all the dry hillsides, and the lack of water to fight them. Please share with us your suggestions to save water, protect our community and prevent wildfires. firstname.lastname@example.org. We will post them in the next newsletter and on our website.
In case you missed it...
The KGHS and Anne T. Kent California Room MCFL
Kentfield & Greenbrae Transformed Over Time:
Historic Maps, Photos & More
Thu, Mar 25, 2021
LINK TO RECORDING OF PRESENTATION
@ 3:00 Susan Morrow KGHS Co-President Welcome
@ 5:00 Laurie Thompson Anne T. Kent California Room Librarian
@ 7:00 Heather McPhail-Sridharan KGHS Co-President Overview of KGHS & Introduction of Richard Torney
@10:00 Richard Torney KGHS Board Historian "Kentfield & Greenbrae Then and Now"
@23:30 Dewey Livingston, Author of In the Heart of Marin: the History of Kentfield & Greenbrae and featured presentation
Nicasio Reservoir 1973 (courtesy of the Jack Mason Museum of West Marin History in Inverness)
Ross Landing Map and Aerial View Today
(courtesy of the Anne T Kent California Room
Marin County Free Library)
KGHS Pop Up Store and Gallery
We're now at 150 Bon Air Center
Next to Roadrunner
Our Pop Up is still CLOSED until further notice.
We are in the process of hanging posters and
preparing to open this summer.
Online orders will be fulfilled.
The perfect gifts for family members and friends:
Our book: In the Heart of Marin: A History of Kentfield And Greenbrae
by Dewey Livingsotn
Gift cards, tote bags and birthday calendars
GET INVOLVED WITH KGHS!
We are always looking for more community members to become involved. If you are interested, please contact us!
Events Committee: helping to organize and publicize member and community events
Research Committee: collecting more oral histories and generating the historical background of sites in the Kentfield and Greenbrae area...developing curriculum for third grade students, creating walking tours...
Membership & Outreach Committee: reaching out to local businesses and alumni to expand our membership
If you would like to be on one of the above committees, please send a message through and we will get back to you.
Some interesting links for you:
A Vision of Marin: George Demont Otis, American Impressionist CLICK HERE
Did you remember to renew?
RENEWAL notices and reimnders were sent in November to those whose memberhips are due and those who have already expired. We do not want to lose your support. A KGHS membership is the best way to stay up to date on all of our interesting activities. Your membership donation and renewal supports the research and preservation of local history right in your own community.
Non Profit/Business/Community Memberships
If you are a business or community organization in the Kentfield-Greenbrae area, please join the KGHS and help support our continuing research, education and archival work for the preservation of local history.
$25 Non-Profit Memberships
$50 Business member
$250 -$500 Business partner
$1000 or more Lifetime Business Partner
PLEASE GO TO OUR MEMBERSHIP PAGE FOR MORE DETAILS
Support our Local Business/Community Members
Lifetime business members
Woodland Market, Don and Sue Santa
Bon Air Shopping Center, Andrea Schultz
Marin General Hospital
Marin Catholic High School
County of Marin, Katie Rice Supervisor
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
Broker, Decker Bullock Sotheby's International Realty
Bank of Marin
Katie Jarman, Coldwell Banker
Eric Wagner, Beaver Tree Service
John Herschleb, DDS
College of Marin, Linda Frank
NEWSLETTERS ON LINE...
Enjoy reading our Newsletters, the Historian, for more information about the Kentfield and Greenbrae Community. The December issue focuses on the Bon Air Center, its history and the current "refreshing" to make it more of a community center.
Calendar of Events
June 4: Meeting of Co-Presidents to plan resumption of activities
"In the Heart of Marin: History of Kentfield and Greenbrae"
Now $50 online plus $5 shipping
"Historical Reflections of the Kentfield School District"
This book includes the ANTHOLOGY, stories and memories collected from a variety of people who have lived and worked in "the heart of Marin."
Special price: $10
"Oral History Projects Kent Middle School 2013-2014"
This book includes the interviews of Kent alumni throughout the years done by the current eighth grade students.
Special price: $10
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