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The links below will take you to pages that document Kent’s rich history.

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This profusely illustrated book traces the history of the Erie railroad from its inception as the A&GW railroad as well as the profound affect it had on the economy of the city of Kent. Find out about Bruce's book by clicking this link.
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Roger J. Di Paolo’s “Rooted in Kent: 101 Tales from the Tree City” tells the story of the city of Kent, Ohio, which celebrated its 200th birthday in 2006, and how it came to be the community its residents and friends know and love. Find out about Roger's book by clicking this link.
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By utilizing the Ohio Memory project, The Kent Tribune will become available to everyone with access to the worldwide web and it’s free. Find out about the Kent Tribune by clicking this link.
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If you're interested in Kent History this is the book for you. Grismer traces the history of Kent from its beginning to the early 30s. Read about when some of our iconic buildings went up, what businesses populated our city and a who's who of the outstanding people that shaped our city. You can download a searchable pdf copy of this book by clicking this link. If you wish to purchase a copy of the book go to our shopping cart.