1940-1949

1941

World War II, after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, had its effect on all the people of Lebanon, along with the entire nation. 963 from this town were called for military duty and 13 of those lost their lives in service.

1942

Lebanon Municipal Airport was completed and turned over to the town in 1942, and in 1948 Northeast Airlines began scheduled service into Lebanon. Changes, enlargements and area cooperation led to the formation of Lebanon Regional Airport in 1959. (I-3)

1949

Some of the earliest dates associated with Lebanon’s various churches are: Congregational, 1768; Universalist, 1808; Methodist, 1821; Catholic, 1835; Baptist, 1862; Unitarian, 1865; Christian Science, 1909; Seventh Day Adventist, 1933; Evangelical Baptist, 1949.

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