OPEN 12:00 PM. to 3:00 PM ON THE FIRST AND THIRD SATURDAY OF EACH MONTH
FROM MAY THROUGH OCTOBER
OR BY SPECIAL ARRANGEMENTS
Admission is Free - Donations Are Appreciated!

Kent Museum was organized in the 1960’s to preserve Kent County’s rural heritage. Local farming families have donated agricultural equipment and household items from the past. Over 200 items depict the life and livelihood of rural living. On display are antique tractors, horse drawn wagons and sleds, and household gadgets that helped the farm wife with her chores. Of particular pride is the Granary on Turner’s
Creek, which was built around 1830.It is the last existing granary in Kent County and serves as a fine example of a common barn-framing system. From the Colonial period until the early 18th century, the Granary was used to store agricultural commodities until they were ready to be shipped from Turner’s Creek to ports in Baltimore, Philadelphia and even Europe. This area’s rich agricultural history is why it is known as “the bread basket of the Revolution.”


Directions

Heading north Route 213 in Kennedyville, take left onto Kennedyville Road. When you get to stop sign, cross over Route 298. The museum will be on your right prior to reaching Knocks Folly and Turner’s Creek.

Please Support our Farm Heritage!

If you would like to help preserve Kent County’s agricultural heritage, please consider becoming a member of the Kent Museum. Membership is $10.00 a year. Donations are very much appreciated as well, and may be tax-deductible. The museum is also requesting for donations of equipment, household goods and pictures of Kent County families farming. All items and pictures should be dated prior to 1960. Please call 410-348-5543 for information on how to make your contribution.

 

Kent Museum, Inc.| P.O. Box 43 | 13689 Turner’s Creek Road | Kennedyville, MD 21645 | 410-348-5543


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