was lebanon pa so called because of its cedar trees ?

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  • 8 years ago
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    it was named after the Biblical Lebanon, yes, but not because of trees.


    Lebanon, IN was named because of the trees...hickory trees.

    "Lebanon (commonly pronounced "Leba-nen") is a city in and the county seat of Boone County, Indiana, United States.[7] The population was 15,792 at the 2010 census. The city was named Lebanon because a stand of hickory trees on the site reminded one of the town's commissioners of the Biblical cedars of Lebanon.[8]"

  • 8 years ago

    I once searched why there is so many US villages with my country's name, i though they were established by lebanese immigrants. It turned out it is the cedars in those villages that made the locals name it so,referring to the biblical lebanon

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