Introduction to Lebanon, New Hampshire
The Town of Lebanon was chartered on July 4, 1761 by Colonial Governor Benning Wentworth. It was named after Lebanon, Connecticut. Early settlers in the area included Reverend Eleazar Wheelock, who later went on to found Dartmouth College. Lebanon was incorporated as a city in 1958. It is located in Grafton County, which was organized in 1771 named in honor of Augustus FitzRoy, the 3rd Duke of Grafton.
Lebanon and nearby Attractions
- Powerhouse Shopping Mall Shopping Center
- Storrs Hill Ski Area
- Webster Cottage Museum
- Quechee State Park
- Montshire Museum of Science
- Saint - Gaudens National Historic Site
Things To Do In Lebanon
Lebanon has several shopping centers, including the Powerhouse Shopping Mall Shopping Center, the Upper Valley Plaza Shopping Center, the North Country Plaza Shopping Center, the West Lebanon Plaza Shopping Center and the Glen Road Plaza Shopping Center. The Colburn Park Historic District is worth visiting as well. One can also visit the Quechee State Park, Wadleigh State Park and the Silver Lake State Park.
Burlington International is the nearest major airport.
Lebanon Higher Education
Lebanon College is the local institution of higher education. Others in the area include Dartmouth College, Norwich University and Plymouth State College.