Our purpose is to interpret and preserve the history of Mt. Lebanon, Pennsylvania.
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ANNOUNCING OUR 2014 TOURS!
Saints & Stained Glass Walking Tour, 6 p.m., Tuesday, July 22
Take a tour inside two of Mt. Lebanon's most historic churches--St. Bernard's and Mt. Lebanon United Presbyterian. The 90-minute tour covers the history of both churches with a focus on the stained glass windows. Meet in front of St. Bernard's Church. $5 for Historical Society members; $10 for nonmembers. Questions? Email
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Commerce & Architecture Walking Tour, 10 a.m., Saturday, August 16
This 90-minute walking tour of Washington Road begins at the Mount Lebanon History Center (200 Lebanon Avenue) and proceeds down Washington Road to Rollier's and back. Along the way, the architecture of the buildings and history of the business district will be explored. The tour includes the Municipal Building's Art Deco lobby. $5 for Historical Society members; $10 for nonmembers. Questions? Email
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MT. LEBANON GOES TO WAR
We'd like to share the video that Judy Macoskey (from Mt. Lebanon magazine) created for the event.
See photos from above video here.
This is the video of the new Mt. Lebanon Veterans Memorial Dedication Ceremony. We thank Mt. Lebanon Magazine for letting us share it with you.
Images of America Mt. Lebanon Book (Available in our store)
127 pages of black and white images of the community with captions created by the historical society and issued by Arcadia Publishing.
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The Historical Society of Mount Lebanon...looking forward to the past
Pictured from left: A house on Washington Road; Mt. Lebanon; Cemetery caretaker Jacob Goodboy and his wife, Isadora Caler, around 1885 (courtesy of Bill Goodboy); Mt. Lebanon Christian Church; the McCormick house that once stood at the corner of Washington Road and Hazel Drive.
THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF MOUNT LEBANON'S HISTORY CENTER IS OPEN
200 Lebanon Avenue
(at the corner of Washington Road across from Southminster Church)
10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Thursdays
9 a.m. to noon Saturdays
6 to 9 p.m., First Fridays (May through October)
You can also make an appointment for your organization or high school reunion group
If you have out-of-town guests and would like to schedule a tour, call 412-563-1941 and leave a message with the date and time you'd like to visit. If we will do our best to open for you!
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PLEASE NOTE: We are NOT the Mt. Lebanon Historic Preservation Board for information about remodeling your home, block parties, and historic district designations, please call Susan Morgans at 412-343-3780.
The Historical Society of Mount Lebanon is classified as a 501(c)(3), non-profit educational organization. The Society’s purpose is to interpret and preserve the history of Mt. Lebanon, Pennsylvania. The Society will foster a knowledge and appreciation of that history among its members and the general public and will conduct research, mount exhibits, distribute publications, and carry out interpretive projects to accomplish its purpose. The Society may, from time to time, acquire real property, artifacts, archival materials, and other objects consistent with its purpose.
Mt. Lebanon is located in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, about six miles south of Pittsburgh. The six-square-mile area was mostly farmland when it was incorporated as a first class township on February 6, 1912. The opening of the Liberty Tunnels in May 1924, however, created easy access to the city and growth accelerated. Mt. Lebanon quickly became an example of an “automobile suburb.”
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