In the summer of 1965, Lebanon residents reported a number of UFO sightings that spurred local interest.
During his time on the crime beat at the Lebanon Daily News, Les Stewart reported on plenty of atrocities. Covering the trial of Carolyn King and Bradley Martin, however, was an unrivaled experience.
In this two-part feature, LebTown explores the history of the Gingrich Memorial Pool, located in Coleman Memorial Park, and the people who designed it, managed it, and visited it.
This month on Past Calling, we reveal the story of the founder of a historic AME church in the county, and take a peek inside a factory.
In the first half of a two-part feature, LebTown examines the Gingrich Memorial Pool in the context of designer Wesley Bintz’s nationwide legacy.
In the first two decades of the twentieth century, Lebanon took part in a vehicular fad that influenced leisure, work, and war.
When the Spanish flu swept into Lebanon in October of 1918, businesses, schools, and more shut down. Here’s how we got through it then.
In honor of Black History Month we are featuring an image of this popular Lebanonian from the first half of the 20th century.
Cumberland Street is known for its historic business district properties. But somewhat less recognizable (though no less interesting) are its distinct residential structures.
Royer’s Flowers started Nothing But Net during the internet’s nascent years as a way to connect to customers.
For nearly 12 decades, the Mann Building has served as a business hotspot for Lebanon entrepreneurs. Here’s the history behind this historic downtown landmark.
The Palmyra native whose name adorns a Lebanon elementary school was a beloved statesman and educator who began teaching at the age of 16–walking to school both ways.
The annual New Year’s Eve Bologna Drop has been going on since the turn of 1998.
In the 1930s, Mt. Gretna was nearly home to a maximum security prison. Here’s how the $3 million Depression-era project fell apart.
Revisit early 20th century Lebanon, its leatherheads and its land surveyors, in this month’s Past Calling, brought to you by LebTown and the Lebanon County Historical Society.