The Greater Kent Historical Society is sponsoring ‘How Electricity Came to Kent,’ a presentation by Gabriella Johnson – a junior at Kent-Meridian High School – to the Kent City Council on Jan. 15, 2019.

Gabriella’s presentation will start at 7. p.m. in council chambers.

“Learn how electricity powered transportation, cornpanies, jobs and entertainment in Kent Washington.

“Before electricity work was done by hand, cities were dangerous, transportation was difficult and farming fueled the economy.”

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Gabriella is a junior at Kent-Meridian High School in the International Baccalaureate Program.

She has been volunteering at the museum since June 2018.

Her future plans include attending college and majoring in history.