Author Archives: khs

  • How Can I Help You: Business and Commerce in Kenilworth

    Posted on August 14, 2017 by khs in exhibits, home page announcement, news.

    Business and commerce are not usually associated with Kenilworth even though the village was founded as a business venture. In 1889 Joseph Sears, following the purchase of 208.6 acres for $135,000, founded the Kenilworth Company. A brochure from 1890 advertised Kenilworth as “The Model Suburban Home.” The promotion of Kenilworth’s healthy environment and good schools […]

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  • Historic House Program

    Posted on July 3, 2017 by khs in events, past news.

    Interested in historic architecture? Do you own a historic house or are you interested in buying one? Or do you just enjoy learning about historic architecture and older homes? The Kenilworth Historical Society is hosting a group of speakers who will address the many aspects of owning or buying a historic home. After the presentations there […]

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  • Spring Newsletter

    Posted on June 5, 2017 by khs in home page announcement, news.

    Take a look at our Spring Newsletter! Read about recent exhibits, donations, and other happenings at the historical society.

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  • Share your collection!

    Posted on April 24, 2017 by khs in exhibits, home page announcement, news.

    The Kenilworth Historical Society is opening up the lobby display case for public exhibits. If you have a personal collection you would like to share with the community please let us know. Create a display with your antique toy, rock, and mineral, baseball card, or any other collection you may have. Collectors of every age […]

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