The KM's archives reveal how news of peace breaking out was greeted in Kent as the First World War ended.
He is one of the most famous performers of all-time - but did you know Houdini brought his remarkable public stunts and shows to the county?
Take a look at how Kent planned to defend itself if the Germans invaded during the First World War.
More than a century ago the county welcomed thousands of people in a single day, as they fled from their war-torn country.
We remember the 352 people who lost their lives in a ship explosion off the Kent coast.
From China to the US and then Kent, we look back at one airman's remarkable effort to return home during the First World War.
A 1963 robbery of a mail train may be the most famous railway heist of all - but one gang pulled off a similar raid more than a century earlier.
Hundreds of people gathered on Folkestone beach to see director Danny Boyle's Pages of the Sea Armistice centenary commemoration.
The 1921 census has revealed some fascinating insights into life in Kent 100 years ago
In 1856 a woman set off alone from a Kent village on a perilous journey to be with her fiancé in America - even though he already had two wives.
We take a look back at some remarkable, often forgotten, tales in the life and death of the author Charles Dickens.
It was a heartbreaking tragedy in which 1,500 mariners died - and were then wrongly blamed by Winston Churchill for their own fate.
A controversial half-naked statue was moved to a park more than 100 years ago, after its original location was deemed somewhat scandalous.
A photo of a man who had died 140 years before featured in newspapers around the world when taken in 1986. This is the story of how it came about.
The sinking of Titanic was a tragedy which shocked the world, now local passengers' letters shed new light on a night of horror.
Miles of forgotten First World War trenches and defences were discovered snaking across Kent.
We explore the life of the army general who earned the nickname Chinese Gordon but whose actions closer to home gave him immortal status.
Chances are you drive by a former workhouse every day - we take a look back at the grim reality for generations of the county's poorest people.
It's a symbol of humanity in a relentlessly brutal war - but did the Christmas football match really happen that frosty morning in 1914?
In 1915 George Smith hanged at Maidstone Prison after being convicted of three of England's most notorious murders - this is his story.
A photo in a postcard history book cast new light on the story of African American soldiers forgotten for 100 years.
Eighteen names left off a village war memorial in error were added in a dignified ceremony a century later.
After opposing the First World War, Labour's first candidate in a Kent town faced a tough battle for his beliefs.
A nine-year-old boy found his life forever changed after his family and friends boarded the fateful maiden voyage of the doomed ocean liner.
A group of divers searching the wreck of a First World War destroyer off the Kent coast stumbled across a fascinating find.
There are plenty of fascinating relics of wartime Britain which can still be found in Kent - we take a look at their history.
Three RNLI volunteers lost their lives at sea during a huge storm off the Kent coast more than 100 years ago.
It's been a real rollercoaster for the seaside amusement park but Dreamland has managed to make it to its 100th birthday.
When a writer called the town of Deal 'villainous', 'filthy' and 'upon the perish' something had to be done to make the most of its best asset: the seafront.
Three weeks after the euphoria of the Armistice, many families mourned losses as they approached their first Christmas after the First World War.
The murder of an eccentric Kent woman - only discovered after her foot was found buried under a pile of coal - remains unsolved to this day.
Tram workers recall their time on a two-and-a-half-mile service which was axed after just 14 years.
The shocking death of a father-of-two turned into a national scandal when no-one would pay to have his body recovered.
A tragedy at a park fete left 15 people dead, including nine children.
A remote pub demolished to make way for a major Kent bridge had a macabre reputation.
Three men were sentenced to death for setting fire to a barn during The Swing Riots in 1830.
Did you know Kent had the UK's first silk farm? Here's the tale of the mulberry-munching silkworms who made silk for several queens' gowns:
Memories of bacon slicers, cheese cut with a wire, butter patted into shape with wooden paddles and sugar weighed into blue paper bags.
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