Veterans Day, as we know it, dates back to 1954 and has roots in the celebration of World War I’s Armistice Day in November of 1919, but some of Lebanon’s prominent veterans were being recognized long before that.
The Samler Building has been making necks crane for over 125 years. Have you ever wondered about its story? Here’s our history of this iconic Lebanon building.
Past Callings: this is a phrase—not so much used anymore—to describe former occupations that one had. It is also going to be the name of a new monthly feature brought to you jointly by LebTown and the Lebanon County Historical Society.
On a recent trip to Key West, FL, a Lebanon connection revealed itself, showing yet again the historic nature of the community we call home.
A local legend set at Colebrook Furnace tells of a cruel ironmaster and his pack of hounds. Here’s our retelling, just in time for Halloween.
John Heisman, whose last name lives on for college football fans in the form of the Heisman Trophy, once ran a football camp in Mt. Gretna.
Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church, also known as the Old Salem Lutheran Church, will be commemorated as an important site in the history of Mid-Atlantic Lutheranism on October 12.
For those familiar with Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the name of the new restaurant set to move into the upstairs space of the Lebanon Farmers Market should be familiar.
One of the country’s first culinary celebrities settled down in the Colebrook area in her later years, and continued to educate and influence the community around her.
Take a trip back into the Golden Age of roller skating and see how Lebanon’s take on the pastime changed through the years.
When we saw a tweet about Penn State’s biggest blowout ever, it was clear — LebTown had to cover this.
The Street Fair celebrated its 70th and final occurrence last year, but the community spirit that drove the fair from the start is alive and well in its successor event, the WGSH Auxiliary Festival of Theme Baskets.
The South Lodonderry Township Historical Society conducted a walking tour of the Colebrook area this weekend and LebTown was there to capture it.
More funding is still needed to fully realize the vision for what will be Union Canal Tunnel Park’s first building.
1930s starlet Diana Gibson went from acting in films like “Adventure’s End” to performing in Mt. Gretna, eventually becoming involved in the local community.