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.
It was not until the middle of the 20th century that Italian cuisine was introduced to Lebanon County, but when it was, it caught on fast. Several Italian restaurants opened around the early 1950s, and food in Lebanon County has never been the same since.
In a time before radio or record player, the organ reigned supreme in home entertainment and while they were first laughed at by their families and friends, two Lebanon men saw an opportunity and ran with it.
With few physical reminders of its existence, trolley car transportation in Lebanon County is now all but forgotten. But trolley cars played a key role in Lebanon becoming what it is today.
From humble beginnings, Cumberland Street clothing store businessman John Bashore became perhaps one of the most civically engaged individuals in Lebanon history.
While the homes of Schaefferstown are now supplied with water through a typical water supply network, the trough above still fills with water as it has for over 250 years.
It’s been over 90 years since Burger King cofounder David Edgerton was born at the Lebanon Sanatorium, but the recent rebranding of the fast food chain prompted LebTown to take a quick look back at the few roots he had in the city.