Sylvia and Charity, a same-sex couple in 19th-century Vermont

IN A GRAVEYARD in the village of Weybridge, Vt., stands an unusual headstone. It is inscribed with the names of two women, Sylvia Drake and Charity Bryant, who were born during the Revolutionary era and died in the middle of the 19th century. The women were pillars of their community for four and a half decades,…

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