Did you know that America’s first distillery was in Lebanon County? The Shenk brothers began distilling whiskey in Schaefferstown.
Little-known today, the Paxton massacre occurred in December 1763 when a mob of settlers from Dauphin County murdered 20 unarmed Susquehannock Indians in Lancaster County. A new digital resource and a diary from Lebanon shed a different perspective on an pivotal event in early American history.
Last week the Pennsylvania Chautauqua announced the successful acquisition of Soldiers Field, which was first used for military training in the 1880’s.
What does baseball great Babe Ruth have to do with Lebanon, Pennsylvania?
Overnight the Lebanon City Fire Department led cleanup of a large fallen branch from an elm tree in downtown Lebanon that neighbors say was over 300 years old. The tree caused damage to two houses and a van.
Thanks to a Facebook post by Katoora Rohrer, we were reminded of a great piece of Lebanon history – 711 Chestnut Street.
Growing up in Lebanon, one might think every family faced seasonal basement floods and the occasional neighborhood sinkhole.
BouKaram might be the world’s leading expert on the US Lebanon’s.
Lenfest’s path into the Pennsylvania pantheon evokes Horatio Alger, and surprisingly enough, it has a major stop in Lebanon, PA.
The type of outcrop to inspire daydreams of giants and extraterrestrials, northern Lebanon’s Boxcar Rocks would be an outstanding geological feature in any locale.
July 14th will mark the 100th anniversary of Quentin Roosevelt’s death. The youngest son of former president Theodore Roosevelt, Quentin died in a dogfight over France, where he was buried by German forces with a makeshift grave of saplings and wire from his plane (a Nieuport 28).