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The persons below are documented characters from Rehoboth's past.

Mary E. Thrasher  was a 13 year old school girl who documented her school life at Perry School in her 1875/1876 diary. She went on to become a Matron and Superintendent of Nurses at the Rutland Sanatorium which was the first Tuberculosis Hospital in the Country. Read the diary

The Honorable Simeon Martin was an officer in the Revolutionary War serving under Geo Washington. Simeon went on to become a  Town Representative to the General Assembly and then Lieutenant Governor of the State. According to Ripley, his epitaph is the longest in the country. At 407 words, it is probably the longest in the world. Read the epitaph

 

 


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