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.
Here’s a look at some of Lebanon’s finest baseball players to ever accomplish the seemingly impossible and reach the big leagues.
It all began with an Italian immigrant named Girolamo Guerrisi, who moved to Lebanon in 1912. His pasta company became one of the largest employers in Lebanon and a brand recognized across the country.
The statue, which has stood in Lebanon since its dedication in 1940, is one of two called “The Hiker” to honor Spanish-American War veterans.
There was a time when Mount Gretna was home to a Million Gallon Pool. But it seems like a million years ago, and its creation may not have been a million dollar idea.
The Boyer Mansion, later the Weaver Mansion, was one of the great old residences of northern Lebanon City. Here’s the story behind the memorable home of a Lebanon lawyer.
Here’s why two schools of Lebanon County’s past were named after the “father of English grammar.”
Between a training camp at Mt. Gretna, a school in Myerstown, and barracks in Annville, the force has its share of little-known connections to the area.
The snow may have melted, but the memory lingers on: here are just a few of the many, many blizzards that have struck Lebanon over the decades.
It was called ‘Valley Glen Park’, and it was one of Lebanon County’s only and earliest amusement parks. What is not known about it shrouds it in mystery, legend, and lore.
The small Bethel Township community on Lake Strause was once a Boy Scout camp — built thanks to the generosity of a lumber businessman.
Ever wondered who came up with the name “Mt. Gretna?” Curious as to who the “Ann” in Annville is? Here’s the history behind the name of every township and borough in Lebanon County.
A multimillion-dollar dam project first proposed in the 1960s would have created a 7-mile, 3.3-billion-gallon reservoir in northern Lebanon County.
Whether you call it Halloween, All Hallows’ Eve, or Holler Eve, as kids did over a century ago, October 31 has always been a night of merry-making, mischief, and masquerade in Lebanon.
Oil businessman and philanthropist Clarence Schock’s remote summer retreat on the mountain proved to be a favorite target of “youthful vandals” for decades.