Lebanon History

Lebanon History Resources

Online Resources

Songs and Poems from WWI

Our staff has collected a list of songs and poems from the First World War in honor of Veteran's Day.

History Pin

HistoryPin is a place where we can pin historical photos to google maps allowing people to appreciate the photos in the context of modern day Lebanon.  The ability to see historical photos on a map, or even better using Google Street View, adds a new way to relate historical photos to our everyday lives.

Online Historical Collection

Digitized copies of historical photos of Lebanon NH.

Lebanon Libraries Slideshow Honoring Our Veterans

A slideshow of U.S. Military Veterans with ties to the Lebanon community.

The Lebanon Historic Resources Survey

On this website you will find photographs and description of some of the historic homes in Lebanon, New Hampshire. You can search for a specific house, or browse by street. Please feel free to add comments or questions to each house record. This adds value to the project!

History Room

Our historical collection is located at the Lebanon Library.  It includes Lebanon High School Yearbooks, city directories, local histories, town and school reports, several family genealogies, histories of surrounding communities, and N.H regimental histories from the Civil War.  An index of what is available in our history room can be found in our vertical file.

Microfilm Collection

Our Microfilm collection is located at the Lebanon Library.  Please ask for help from the staff.  It contains the following publications:

Newspapers

  • The Lebanonian (December 1897 - November 1999)
  • Granite State Whig (November 1844 - July 1859)
  • Granite State Free Press (July 1859 - October 1967)
  • Granite State Gazette (November 1967 - December 1978)
  • Hanover Gazette (January 1979 - December 1979)
  • The Gazette (January 1980 -January 1981)
  • The Valley News (June 9, 1952 - present)
  • New Hampshire Times (Concord, N.H.) (December 1979 - June 1983)

Newspaper Index

  • Index for Granite State Free Press - volume includes index for the Granite State Whig (starting 1848) and the Granite State Free Press (until 1880)

Magazines

  • Life (January 1960 - December 1963)
  • Newsweek (February 1933 - December 1988)
  • Time (January 1987 - December 1988)