Lebanon County Historical Society

924 Cumberland St.
Lebanon, PA 17042- Map It
(717) 272-1473

AAA Editor Notes

Lebanon County Historical Society is at 924 Cumberland St. The organization's Stoy Museum, which can only be seen on a guided tour, contains such reconstructed rooms as a drugstore, one-room schoolhouse, Victorian parlor and general store as well as exhibits about early industries and regional crafts. The front part of the building, constructed in the 1780s as a residence, was used from 1813-1818 as the county courthouse, where James Buchanan, the 15th U.S. president, practiced law as a young attorney. The building also houses the Hauck Research Archives. Guided tours are available. Time: Allow 1 hour, 30 minutes minimum.
Museum $6; $5 (ages 65+); $3 (ages 6-17).
Hours: Building open Mon. and Fri. 1-8, Thurs. 9-4:30, Sat. 9-3, Sun. 1-4:30. Ninety-minute museum tours are given Sat. at 1, Sun. at 2, Mon.-Fri. by appointment. Closed major holidays.