As the 75th anniversary of a freak accident nears and plans are made to honour the servicemen who perished, we tell their story.
The closure of Chatham Dockyard in 1984 ended 400 years of shipbuilding in the Towns, but the legend of the dockyard will never die.
Discover the history of the time-honoured agricultural event which has been synonymous with the south east for nearly a century.
From Sheerness Aquarena to Clifton Baths, we've looked back at a selection of Kent's swimming pools and lidos which have been loved and lost.
In 1915 George Smith hanged at Maidstone Prison after being convicted of three of England's most notorious murders - 105 years on this is his story.
From glowing waves to demon shrimp, here are some of the weird and wonderful natural events in Kent.
A leading historian is set to start conducting three-day tours of the county, unearthing the secrets of what life was like under the Romans.
As Americans celebrate Independence Day, we look Kent's historical links with the country.
While some have become Italian restaurants or bargain stores, many of Kent's oldest pubs are still going and will be reopening their doors today.
From flogging typewriters from Wembley's press box to trouble outside a TV shop - we uncover forgotten tales of the summer of 1966.
We take a look back at some of the most dramatic accidents and incidents in the history of the county's railways.
The remarkable story of the fugitive peer and one of the county's most charismatic characters.
Their names are familiar to generations - but how well do you know the stories behind Kent's secondary schools?
We take a look at the funfairs of our childhoods - the ones that still stand, and the ones that are just distant memories.
From unexplained ghost sightings to our very own 'Bermuda Triangle', Kent's rich history means the county is no stranger to a conspiracy theory.
The man who invented iconic TV puppet Basil Brush became a millionaire but shunned the limelight - here's his remarkable story.
As the public debate on how we should reflect on our history rages on, we take a look at some of the stories behind statues in the county.
Just how much has the county changed since the 1990s? Take a trip down memory lane with dozens of aerial pictures of Kent's towns.
From the Dartford Crossing to a house on Sheppey, Kent has it's fair share links to the wizarding world – although some are more tenuous than others.
In 1652 a Kent slaver blew himself up, but it would be more than 100 years before a vicar from the county helped sink the trade altogether.
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