At the beginning of August, DPW will be paving/shimming in preparation of chipseal and at the middle to end of August chipseal will take place on the following roads: Babcock Hill Rd, Williams Crossing Rd, Pigeon Swamp Rd, Cook Hill Rd, Synagogue Rd, Carriage Dr, Scenic Dr, First St, Lake Williams Dr and Lake Shore Dr. Residents please be mindful of your speed during the chipseal process. Loose stone will exist on the roads during the curing process and cleanup/sweeping of remaining stone should start at the end August.
Eversource along with Asplundh Tree contractors will be working in various parts of town for the next several months on several utility enhancement projects including tree trimming and some tree removal. The areas of town with the most activity include sections of; Exeter Rd, Trumbull Hwy, Goshen Hill Rd, Bender Rd, Gates Rd, Jordan Ln, Old Route 89 and Rafferty Rd. Residents please be careful when passing through Work Zones and if residents plan on picking any wood left behind please be mindful of your safety while doing so.
Visit the Farmers Market on Saturday, August 19 in front of Town Hall from 9 am to noon.
We are looking for new photographs of Lebanon to put on the Town's website. Photos are displayed for each season of the year. Of immediate need are summertime photos. If you have a photo you wish to share, please email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you!
The Lebanon Historical Society was chartered in 1965 and its Board and members collected objects and documents, organized educational programs, and conducted genealogical and other historical research without a home base.
In 1998, the LHS built the Lebanon Historical Society Museum and Visitor Center (LHSM)—a 7,500 square foot, architect-designed complex of three buildings, located adjacent to the historic Lebanon Green. The Museum houses a visitor center, two exhibition galleries, a multipurpose room for community educational programs, and a Research Center, Library and Archives.
For more information on the many historical sites to visit in Lebanon, please see the Lebanon Historical Society Museum and Visitor Center website by clicking here.
Lebanon's Colonial Cemeteries
Some of the finest examples of the early stone carving tradition unique to eastern Connecticut can be found in the old burying grounds in Lebanon. The Trumbull Cemetery contains many examples by Obadiah Wheeler, considered the greatest of the rural carvers in the area. The Exeter Cemetery is primarily a 19th century cemetery although there are several stones dating back to the 1720's. Carvers include the Bozrah Devil, Collins, Upswept-Wing Carver, and Haskins. The Goshen Cemetery contains the best work of another Lebanon carver, John Huntington as well as more stones by the Bozrah Devil, Obadiah Wheeler, the Mannings, Upswept-Wing Carver, and Collins.
While the cemeteries are open to the public, only photographs of headstones are permitted. No rubbings are allowed of the headstone as they may be easily damaged.