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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. 

KGHS is Home for the Holidays!

The theme of “Return, Reconnect, Revitalize” will be the focus of the next steps for KGHS in the upcoming year.  We are discussing long-term planning for the organization. The first item of business is the reopening of our Pop Up Store.


KGHS Pop Up Store and Gallery
We're now at 150 Bon Air Center
Next to Roadrunner


Stop by our Pop-Up Store to:

  • reflect on times past through our poster display and video

  • pick up a copy of Heart of Marin: History of Kentfield & Greenbrae by Dewey Livingston

  • purchase some cards or totes

  • support KGHS with a donation or membership.


The Pop-Up will be open:

  • Thursday, December 2 from 5-6:30 for the annual Stroll and Shop in Bon Air Center

  • And the following Saturdays from 12 -3

    • December 4

    • December 11

    • December 18

The perfect gifts for family members and friends:
       Our book: In the Heart of Marin: A History of Kentfield And Greenbrae

                                                              by Dewey Livingsotn


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

@ 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

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Ross Landing Map and Aerial View Today

(courtesy of the Anne T Kent California Room
Marin County Free Library)

Some interesting links for you:


A Vision of Marin: George Demont Otis, American Impressionist    CLICK HERE

Read more about George Demont Otis in our September 2016 Historian.
Video recording of November Otis Presentation 

Marin Historical Societies and Museums

What a difference a few rainstorms make!
Kentfield has had over 40" since October 1, 2021.


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.


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




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


Business Partners

Katie Jarman, Coldwell Banker

Eric Wagner, Beaver Tree Service

John Herschleb, DDS

College of Marin, Linda Frank



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



November 11:       KGHS Board Meeting at Pop Up Store 9-11

November 12:       Renewal letters mailed

December 1:         Meeting of Co-Presidents: Strategic Planning

December 2:        Pop Up Store open 5-6:30  Shop and Stroll

December 4:        Pop Up Store open 12-3 pm

December 9:        KGHS Board Meeting at Pop Up Store 9-11

December 11:        Pop Up Store open 12-3 pm

December 18:       Pop Up Store open 12-3 pm



January 13:          KGHS Board Meeting at Pop Up Store 9-11


"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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