Did you know that America’s first distillery was in Lebanon County? The Shenk brothers began distilling whiskey in Schaefferstown.
Little-known today, the Paxton massacre occurred in December 1763 when a mob of settlers from Dauphin County murdered 20 unarmed Susquehannock Indians in Lancaster County. A new digital resource and a diary from Lebanon shed a different perspective on an pivotal event in early American history.
What does baseball great Babe Ruth have to do with Lebanon, Pennsylvania?
Thanks to a Facebook post by Katoora Rohrer, we were reminded of a great piece of Lebanon history – 711 Chestnut Street.
Growing up in Lebanon, one might think every family faced seasonal basement floods and the occasional neighborhood sinkhole.
The type of outcrop to inspire daydreams of giants and extraterrestrials, northern Lebanon’s Boxcar Rocks would be an outstanding geological feature in any locale.