The Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission reminded folks this week that December 1 is the deadline for nominations of properties or locations with historical significance for consideration in the State Historical Marker Program for 2019.
A story from our partner, The Conversation, about how World War One was influential in moving America from coal to oil.
You wouldn’t know it today, but close to Mt. Gretna’s popular Lake Conewago once sat another, smaller lake that was a critical component of the National Guard encampment located there.
With this year marking a century since the Armistice agreement ended hostilities in World War One, we take a look at how Lebanon, PA experienced the Great War.
With recent news of increased military presence at the Mexcian border, it’s an opportune time to recall when Pennsylvania played a key role in earlier defense of that boundary line.
Just about every place I’ve lived, underground passages have captured the public imagination. Lebanon is no exception.
Commentators in the Lebanon Valley and Lehigh Valley have suggested the tradition of “tic-tacking” has local roots, but a check of the archives debunks this myth and reveals a new insight about the origins of the term.
The Lebanon Daily News was less than ten years old when Lebanon found itself amid the true crime story of the century, such a media sensation that it even inspired Sir Arthur Conan Doyle to set a Sherlock Holmes story in Lebanon, PA.
Often overlooked in Lebanon’s industrial past is Upton Motor Company, one of the earliest automobile manufacturers in America.
Did you know that America’s first distillery was in Lebanon County? The Shenk brothers began distilling whiskey in Schaefferstow
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.