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.