How remarkable, the life of Anne Coleman Rogers.
The Lafayette Hotel, one of Lebanon’s oldest establishments, has a rich history dating back to 1891, with various owners and transformations, and continues to operate as a rooming home today.
The historic Bucher Meeting House in South Lebanon Township, near Cornwall, will mark its 150th anniversary with a commemorative event from 2 to 5 p.m. on Sept. 10.
The marriage of Anne Caroline Coleman and Archibald Rogers was the merger of two great fortunes.
Anne Caroline Coleman and her family navigated 19th-century American high society, marked by residences, travels, and social events, culminating in Anne’s marriage to Archibald Rogers.
Lucy Maud Montgomery’s fictional “Anne of Green Gables” parallels the real-life story of Anne Caroline Coleman, whose rich family history stretches from the late 18th to the 20th century in America, intersecting with prominent figures like Eleanor Roosevelt and the Habersham family of Georgia, illuminating her family’s influential role in American history.
One of the features of the 18th century Cornwall Iron plantation that sustained a community of miners and furnace workers exists today only in photographs and old maps. All that remains are traces of a mill stream, yet what a story that can be told!
The Mount Lebanon Campmeeting, established in 1892, witnessed a decline due to societal shifts in the mid-20th century, and is now experiencing a resurgence in attendance.
Light’s Fort, built in 1742 in what is now Lebanon, served multiple purposes over the centuries. The structure is still standing today, with restorations ongoing, and it is the subject of local folklore regarding the existence of subterranean tunnels.
The portrait of Anne Caroline Coleman, associated with Lebanon’s tragic romance involving James Buchanan, was brought back to the family through an auction, selling for $42,500, surpassing the initial estimate of $3,000 to $5,000.
Last week, the Cornwall Iron Furnace drew our attention to an 1860 map of Lebanon County available through the Library of Congress.
The Cornwall & Lebanon Railroad Station (also known as the Cornwall & Lebanon Depot) was built in 1885 and is located at 161 N. 8th Street in Lebanon.
With Wertz Candies up for sale, LebTown decided to dig into the history of the shop. In between making batches of caramel corn, Charles “Chuck” Wertz spoke to LebTown about the business, its core treats, and the family that’s operated it over three generations.
The Philadelphia & Reading Railroad Station is one of a long list of surviving historic structures in the City of Lebanon.
The Colonial Theater was built in 1923 and was located at the northwest corner of 9th and Cumberland streets. 100 years later, its elegance has not been equaled locally.