Historical papers and addresses / Lebanon County Historical Society ; v. 2, no. 11
The Pennsylvania-German and his English and Scotch-Irish neighbors / By M.D. Learned -- The educational works of Lebanon County / By H.U. Roop -- Jacob Weidle : a biographical sketch of Hon. Jacob Weidel, Reading, Pa. -- In memoriam-William Coleman Freeman.
Lebanon County Historical Society publications ; v. 1, no. 3
Chapters: Great influx of Germans and Swiss -- Early residents -- The plan of the town -- The name of the town -- The old market house -- The Franklin House -- The water works -- Stiegle's Castle or Tower -- The Reformed church -- Early members of the Reformed church -- The Lutheran Church -- The Lutheran School House -- The founder of the town -- The old cemetery -- Copy of a paper found in the Reformed Church records ( in German ).
Papers read before the Lebanon County Historical society, October 21, 1904, Vol. III, No. 2.
Written in the early 20th Century, the "Eastern Border..." discusses how the boundaries of Lebanon County were assigned and how German refugees from the Palatine area of Europe came to Lebanon County after having been disappointed with other North American locations in the early 18th century. The "Western Border ..." discusses the settlement of the Scotch-Irish " in that area , their motives in leaving Ireland , and some cultural differences from the Germans .Many family names of the community are mentioned.
Introduction -- Background -- Captured at Trenton -- Imprisonment of the Hessians -- Employment of the prisoners -- Inducements to remain in America -- Location of employment sites -- Hessian prisoners associated with the Cornwall Iron Furnace -- The list of prisoners -- The list of employers -- Summary -- Prisoners belived to have stayed in America -- Endnotes -- Notes on prisoner documentation.
iv [i.e. v], 96 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 23 cm
Dedication/The challenge -- Table of contents -- Special recognition -- Lawn literature -- Introduction -- Ch. 1: The time of Lawn's birth -- Ch. 2: History of the village of Lawn -- Ch. 3: Cronological [sic] history and development -- Ch. 4: The origin of Lawn's name -- Ch. 5: Geography -- Ch. 6: Native American accounts -- Ch. 7: The railroad -- Ch. 8: Lawn businesses (past and present) -- Ch. 9: Lawn layout; Lawn map (historical site locations) -- Ch. 10: Lawn E.C. Church -- Ch. 11: Lawn Fire Company -- Ch. 12: The U.S. post office -- Ch. 13: Lawn schools -- Ch. 14: Clubs and organizations -- Ch. 15: Athletic teams -- Ch. 16: Leading citizens -- Ch. 17: Unusual events -- Ch. 18: Lawn events historical and social -- Ch. 19: Historical pictures -- Closing comments.