Helen and Josephine Yeiser, both hailing from Newmanstown in Millcreek Township, boasted wit and musicianship that made them international stars of vaudeville a century ago. Behind the stardom, though, the Trix Sisters’ story is one of family.
“Personally, I don’t go downstairs to the restroom after dark,” a woman who works at Lebanon Farmers Market said. “I can’t put my finger on it, but it just doesn’t feel right.”
Though the Quentin Riding Club went out to pasture a few years ago, its memory and history are still treasured by many.
Lebanon Valley Craft Brewery, 840 North 7th Street in Lebanon, is set to reopen this year, marking over 60 years since the last beer was brewed at the address. The address’s history as a brewery, however, begins over 160 years ago, at a time when breweries in Lebanon were a significant local industry.
Since the famous St. Nazaire raid took place nearly 80 years ago, the bell of its most important ship has been stewarded by the citizens of Campbelltown — and has even gone on some new adventures.
The story of the Eisenhauer family, from colonial Fredericksburg farm to the highest office in the country, is the story of a fully-realized American Dream. Now, the Lebanon County Historical Society is acting to conserve a vital family artifact.
By the time the area’s first Chinese restaurant opened in 1974, Chinese cuisine had already made a remarkable journey from both its home country and its early restaurants on the West Coast.
Born out of a lifelong fascination with trains, this “miniature” railway of the last Coleman family scion carried passengers all the way up to the top of Governor Dick until its owner fell into financial ruin.
From the 1920s to the 1970s, Krim’s Beverages produced a number of soda products in a modest plant at 406 S. Broad St. in Lebanon.
What started as a small dry goods store soon grew into Lebanon’s largest department store, The Bon Ton.
Last week’s Wednesday work-day meeting of the Friends of the Union Canal Tunnel Park saw an old-fashioned ice saw put to use in a practice that has largely been forgotten since the advent of mechanical refrigerators.
Throughout the summers of the 1950s, 60s, and 70s at playgrounds scattered throughout Lebanon, nightly dances, hosted by the radio station WLBR, were attended by thousands of teens.
Did you know that Lebanon produced a silent film era star who appeared in over 100 films? Here’s the story of Betty Harte.
“Lebanon and Salem Lutheran grew up together. It has a distinguished place in the community, with its rich heritage. It has 260 years of Christian witness behind it.”
It was the era of sandlot matches and teams composed of neighbors and folks down the street. Here’s the story of the Lebanon Boro Rams, manager Gus Deraco, and everything else about Lebanon’s independent football scene in the 1940s and 50s.