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. 

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A KGHS membership is the best way to stay up to date on all of our interesting activities.  Your membership donation supports the research and preservation of local history right in your own community.

Publications

"In the Heart of Marin: History of Kentfield and Greenbrae" 

 

Tales of the small community of Kentfield, beginning in the 1800s, growing in fits and starts, punctuated with celebrations and setbacks, and stories of suburban Greenbrae, carefully and thoughtfully planned, beginning in the middle of the 20th century, are included in the inaugural stand-alone history of the two communities, “In the Heart of Marin:  The History of Kentfield and Greenbrae” by Marin author and historian Dewey Livingston.

 

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"Historical Reflections of the Kentfield School District

An anthology of articles written by school community members, Historical Reflections of the Kentfield School District captures fond memories and chronicles notable programs, events, achievements, crises and celebrations from 1935 through 2008.  The collection cover, a mid-1900s painting by George Demont Otis, depicts Corte Madera Creek at the north side of current-day Kent MIddle School. 

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"Oral History Projects: Kent Middle School, 2013 and 1991

In the years 2013 and 1991, Kent Middle School students participated in oral history projects.  In 2013, 8th graders interviewed former Kent students from the past seven decades.  In 1991, 7th and 8th grade students interviewed long-time community members and staff members with some reflections back to the early 1900's.  To review the Table of Contents for these oral histories, click here.

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Centennial Celebration

Saturday, May 3, 2014

 

The Centennial Celebration was a huge success! Over 2500 Kent alumni, current and past staff members, current students and parents, and many community members attended the 100th anniversary of Kent School on May 3, 2014. Great music, food, maypole dances, history-related activities and other events made for a wonderful reunion for all. Please come back to this site soon to see some great pictures and read stories about this special day!

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