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September 2019

Summer Concert Series: Silver Creek (the O’Malleys)

September 21, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

The Kensington Historical Society presents Silver Creek and an hour of country, Hawaiian, and ragtime music, Saturday, September 21, from 10 - 11 a.m., Howard Avenue Park, across from the Kensington Train Station. And before or after the concert, be sure to visit the Farmers' Market, which is held every Saturday from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m., year round.

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Summer Concert Series: SmithJackson

September 28, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

The Kensington Historical Society presents SmithJackson, offering folk, rock, pop and bluegrass on Saturday, September 28, from 10 - 11 a.m., Howard Avenue Park, across from the Kensington Train Station. And before or after the concert, be sure to visit the Farmers' Market, which is held every Saturday from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m., year round.

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October 2019

KHS Meeting

October 8, 2019 @ 7:00 am - 7:00 pm

Come at 7:00 for Coffee, Cookies & Conversation & 7:30 Meeting. Our October Speaker is Montgomery Parks Senior Historian Jamie F. Kuhns, author of “Sharp Flashes of Lightning Come from Black Clouds:  The Life of Josiah Henson.” Josiah Henson is known as a preacher, freedom-seeker and Underground Railroad conductor, an author, and abolitionist.  Rev. Henson was enslaved on a plantation just off Old Georgetown Road at what is now the Josiah Henson Park.  He was the inspiration for Harriet Beecher Stowe’s “Uncle Tom’s…

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November 2019

KHS Meeting

November 12, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Come at 7:00 for Coffee, Cookies & Conversation & 7:30 Meeting. Our November speaker is Philip Padgett, discussing his recent book “Advocating Overlord…The D-Day Strategy and the Atom Bomb.”  Mr. Padgett will describe the conflicting views, contradictory strategies, and political dynamics that led to the highly controversial D-Day invasion plan, Operation Overlord.

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