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Education

    Harriet Symes was the first teacher in Sparta. She would teach in her log cabin home. Symes also practiced obstetrics; therefore, when she was unable to teach her husband would fill in for her (Paasch, pg. 63-64). In… (READ MORE)

Rochester: Today

The city of Rochester was a part of Avon Township up until 1869, when at that point the residents decided to become their own village and later shifted to city status. During the first three decades of its settlement, Avon… (READ MORE)