The Kenton Ruritan Club sponsors the Annual Kenton Car Show. This event is tenatively scheduled on the first Saturday of October each year from 9-2-PM. Check the Town Website Event Schedule for details on this event. The Kenton Ruritan Club will be soliciting businesses for door prizes for the car show. Anyone who knows of […]
The Dover Amish settlement, founded in 1915, lies to the west of the city. The Dover community was settled by Pennsylvania, Kansas, Ohio, and Michigan Amish. Today Dover consists of 9 church districts.
The origin of this community can be traced to the mid-18th century, when growing travel between Dover and the head of the Chester River resulted in the establishment of a Public House here to support the needs of travelers. Increasing commerce led to the growth of settlement. First known as Grog-Town and Lewis’ Cross Roads, […]
The Village of Kenton is a crossroads community located at the intersection of Route 42 and Route 300 in Kenton Hundred Delaware. Kenton was first laid out in 1796 by Philip Lewis who had begun to acquire property in the area five years before in 1791. The community was first known as Grogtown, then as […]