Mailing soon – get yours now online! And plan to attend our October meeting – Tuesday, October 11, 2011. See details inside.
Guest speaker, Adam Bernstein: Obituary Editor from The Washington Post. Short business meeting preceeds presentation. An obituary has the “last word” about a person, be he celebrity, rock star, or everyman. It can be sometimes beautiful, often unexpected and sometimes even humorous. Join us for a fascinating evening with Adam Bernstein. Our Historical Society meeting begins with coffee [...]
We have brought back the retro centennial T-Shirts with the award winning logo “Where the Train Still Stops & the People Still Walk.” These heavy cotton, long sleeve, light heather gray T-Shirts are only $20.00 and are available now. We will have all sizes (adult small through 2XL) available at our meetings. You can email [...]
Letters were recently sent to all Town residents: Click here to obtain a copy of the Kensington House History Project Survey We are writing to ask for your help with an ongoing project of the Kensington Historical Society – our archives project on each house in Town. The Society’s archives, housed in the Armory and [...]
KHS will host a presentation by noted expert Ms Bonnie Rosenthal on the history of the unique National Park Seminary property and how it has been brought back to life with a new use after years of neglect. First developed as a railroad hotel and Washington area retreat, the property marked by a legacy of [...]
The Kensington Historical Society Archives have reopened. We are open 9:30 to 12 on Friday mornings and other days by appointment. (Call Ann Pfautz at 240-423-2827.) We are happy to receive donations and have the ability to scan your photos while you wait.
KHS will again be offering opportunities for Student Service Volunteer hours. We are a MCPS pre-approved non-profit organization and offer many opportunities at varying times. Email firstname.lastname@example.org of call Julie (301-942-8933) for more information.
The Archives is closed while construction at the Town Hall continues. We will post the opening date as soon as it’s available.