February 28, 2012

the way we were – chapter 2

Mt. Lebanon’s founding families began arriving in the late 1700s on foot, on horseback and in wagons. They suffered the new republic’s growing pains, some seeing action in the French and Indian War, the Revolutionary War and Whiskey Rebellion skirmishes.

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February 10, 2012

Video Clips from the Centennial Launch

You read about the special meeting and reception on Monday, Feb. 6, that commemorated Mt. Lebanon’s founding in 1912 and launched a year of celebratory Centennial events.  Now see video…

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February 10, 2012

Video from the Centennial Launch

You read about the special meeting and reception on Monday, Feb. 6, that commemorated Mt. Lebanon’s founding in 1912 and launched a year of celebratory Centennial events.  Now see video…

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February 8, 2012

Centennial Wishes

Almost 100 people signed the guest book at Mt. Lebanon’s centennial celebration on Monday night, February 6. Here are some of their thoughts: “Best place to live in the country!” …

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February 7, 2012

Mt. Lebanon Turns 100

Happy Birthday, Mt. Lebanon!  About 150 residents gathered at the municipal building Monday, February 6, at 8 p.m., for a special commission meeting that commemorated the founding of Mt. Lebanon…

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January 10, 2012

Centennial News

You turn 100 only once, and the Mt. Lebanon Commission will celebrate Mt. Lebanon’s 100th centennial at a special meeting, followed by a party, at 8 p.m., Monday, February 6….

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January 3, 2012

100 years ago

This scene, taken from Washington Road looking toward Lebanon Avenue and on toward Cedar Boulevard in the 1910s, shows Mt. Lebanon’s early development as farmland gave way to the suburbs….

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December 26, 2011

the way we were

In 2000, mtl magazine released The Way We Were, an 86-page history of Mt. Lebanon. mtl staff writer Alison Nipar oversaw the project as a Duquesne University graduate school project…

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