Please join us at 10 AM on Saturday, May 27th for the MEMORIAL DAY PARADE along the Route 87 side of the Lebanon Green immediately followed by a PROGRAM TO HONOR VETERANS in front of Town Hall. There will be no chicken BBQ at noon this year.
All Town buildings and offices will be closed Monday, May 29th in observance of Memorial Day.
The publications and reports in this list were selected for their focus on the history of the town of Lebanon, and the events and people associated with this history. These selections are recommended as more reliable sources of information on Lebanon than earlier pamphlets and booklets that incorporated myths and legends as fact.
Castiglia, Dawn P. "The View from the Common: The Jonathan Trumbull Junior House of Lebanon, Connecticut." Report prepared for the Town of Lebanon, December 1996.
Hine, Orlo D. Early Lebanon. Hartford, 1880.
Ifkovic, John W. Connecticut's Nationalist Revolutionary: Jonathan Trumbull, Junior. Hartford, 1977.
----. Jonathan Trumbull, Junior, 1740-1809: A Biography (published Ph.D. dissertation, University of Virginia, 1974). New York, N.Y., 1982 .
Lebanon Historical Society. Recollections of Lebanon's Past. Lebanon, Conn., 1993.
----. Touring with Henry: Highlights of a Bus Trip Through a Section of the Town of Lebanon, CT. Lebanon, Conn., 1990.
Morgan, Helen M., editor. A Season in New York, 1801: Letters of Harriet and Maria Trumbull. Pittsburgh, 1969.
Roth, David M. Connecticut's War Governor: Jonathan Trumbull. Chester, Conn., 1974.
Selig, Robert A. Rochambeau's Cavalry: Lauzun's Legion in Connecticut 1780-1781. Hartford, 2000.
Selig, Robert A. Hussars in Lebanon! A Connecticut Town and Lauzun's Legion during the American Revolution. Lebanon, Conn.: Lebanon Historical Society, 2004.
Selig, Robert A., Mary M. Donohue, Bruce Clouette, and Mary Harper. En Avant with our French Allies. Connecticut Sites, Markers and Monuments Honoring comte de Rochambeau's French Troops for Contributions to American Independence, 1780-1782. Hartford, Conn.: Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism. State Historic Preservation Office, 2004.
Stark, Bruce P. Connecticut Signer: William Williams. Hartford, 1975.
----. "Lebanon, Connecticut: A Study of Society and Politics in the Eighteenth Century." Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, University of Connecticut, 1970.
----. "Libraries, Education, and Culture in Eighteenth-Century Lebanon, Connecticut." Unpublished Master's thesis, Southern Connecticut State University, 1977.
Sutherland, John F. Lebanon Recalled: Twentieth-Century Change in a Connecticut Farming Community. Lebanon Historical Society. Lebanon, Conn., 2001.
Trumbull, John. The Autobiography of Colonel John Trumbull Patriot-Artist, 1756-1843, edited by Theodore Sizer. New Haven, 1953.
Warren, William L. Isaac Fitch of Lebanon, Connecticut Master Joiner 1734-1791, 2nd edition. Hartford, 1999.
Wayland, [Nancy] Alicia. Around the Lebanon Green: An Architectural and Historical Review of Lebanon, Connecticut. Lebanon, Conn., 1999.
----. Lebanon Remembered, 1700-2000: A Commemorative Album. Lebanon Tercentennial Committee. Lebanon, Conn., 2000.
----. "Our Common Heritage: The Lebanon Green Historic District." Final Report. Prepared for the Historic District Study Committee. Lebanon, Conn., April 1999.
Weaver, Glenn. Jonathan Trumbull: Connecticut's Merchant Magistrate. Hartford, 1956.
Widder, Keith R. Dr. William Beaumont: The Mackinac Years. Mackinac Island, Mich., 1975.
Also of interest, the Lebanon Historical Society Museum & Visitors Center has an extensive local history collection in the Museum's library and archives that includes diaries, letters, account books, oral history tapes and transcripts, photographs, genealogies, church records, records of vital statistics, and a microfilm set of the Lebanon land records. The public is welcome to use these facilities. The LHS Museum is located at 856 Trumbull Highway, PO Box 151, Lebanon, CT 06249-0151. The LHS will respond to genealogical queries but be sure to include specific questions and known details regarding the ancestor you are researching. Please include your name and mailing address in any E-mail messages; send E-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org