Please visit our new Winter Farmers Market at Lebanon Senior Center Saturdays - Dec 16 and Jan 20 from 9 am to noon. Click here for information.
A Special Town Meeting will be held on Monday, November 20, 2017 at 7:30 P.M. in the Lyman Memorial High School Auditorium, 917 Exeter Road (Route 207) Lebanon, Connecticut, to consider and act upon the proposed 2017-2018 Town budget and other items. Click here to view agenda.
Town offices and departments wil be closed Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24 in observance of Thanksgiving.
Ring in the Holiday Season by attending the Annual Tree Lighting Program on Sunday, December 3, 2017 at 6:00 P.M. at the Jonathan Trumbull Library in Lebanon. The brief program will include the lighting of the tree, Yuletide Carols, and a visit from Santa. Following the program visitors may take a stroll around the Green on the candlelit walking path, visit the historic homes which will be open for tours and enjoy the bonfire behind the Library. Join us with your family and friends and welcome in the Holidays with this fun family event!
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: email@example.com