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.
When settlers first began to tend the land of Lebanon County and the rest of Pennsylvania Dutch country, they created one of the richest and longest-lasting architectural cultures of the area through the construction of their barns.
This year, the Palmyra United Christian Church is celebrating its 125th anniversary – a century and a quarter of impacting the Palmyra community, of seeking to understand God’s word and put it into practice and of stewardship and fellowship.
While Cornwall Iron Furnace is closed to the public because of COVID-19, its mid-19th century steam engine is getting some much-needed work done on it.
Public schooling has changed a lot since the days of the “Little Red Schoolhouse” nestled in the countryside of the Lebanon Valley.
Antes de que la escuela sea rediseñada como un espacio comercial, LebTown reflexiona sobre la historia y el estatus de la escuela en 2020.
Before the school is redesigned as a commercial space, LebTown reflects on the school’s history and status in 2020.
Over a century after his 1906 death, charcoal producer Joseph Johns (also known as “Old Black Joe”) continues to draw fascination.
In a decade of change, a new local authority transformed one of Lebanon’s poorest neighborhoods into one of the city’s first public housing projects.
The hundreds of cottages throughout Mt. Gretna showcase the area’s unique history.
History isn’t just the past. It’s a collection of moments. It’s happening as we speak. How will history remember the coronavirus?