Minister and teacher, Samuel Newman leaves Weymouth with a group of followers to settle in the new community of Rehoboth with room for all to live.
As tension mounts throughout the colonies against the British crown, Rehoboth's 3,500 residents, mostly
subsistance famers, celebrate the town's centennial.
The Industrial Revolution has transformed America and shifted the state economy. Rehoboth reaches a peak in manufacturing while population declines down to 2000.
World War II rages on as Rehoboth's tri-centennial is celebrated on the
home front with a population of 3000. Rehoboth begins to transform into a
Amidst political and cultural upheaval, the town's 325th anniversary is celebrated with a restoration of the one-room Hornbine School. Population is now over 6000.
The town's 350th is marked with a year of events, parades, a barn raising, and bringing back the Rehoboth Minute Company. Nearly 9000 residents now call Rehoboth home.
Residents, schools, organizations, groups, churches,
and local businesses are encouraged to begin
planning for Rehoboth's 375th anniversary in 2018.
VISIT OFTEN TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE 375 ANNIVERSARY & REHOBOTH HISTORY
MARCH IN THE BIG PARADE
HOST A SPECIAL 375 EVENT
SHARE YOUR REHOBOTH STORY
VOLUNTEER TO HELP
MAKE A DONATION
The Rehoboth Historical Commission, in cooperation with the Rehoboth 375 Anniversary Committee, is planning a ticketed historic home tour for May 19, 2018. Apply to have your home included on the spring tour by the end of November. Learn all the details on the NEWS PAGE.
375 BALL DINNER DANCE FUNDRAISER
Our 375 anniverary year kicks off with the Rehoboth 375 Ball Dinner Dance
on Saturday, January 27 at Hillside Country Club. Costumes encouraged.
Dress for your favorite time period. Plated dinner. Live music by Rhythm 44. Fireworks display. Reservations and tickets are available now.
Be part of history by volunteering to help with Rehoboth 375 events and projects. All ages welcome. We need lots of helping hands to staff events. Encourage your club to help as a group effort. Or do you love photography - videography? Attend events and submit your digital images. PARTICIPATE