1930-1939

1932

The 1780 Peck homestead was willed to the town and the Alice Peck Day Hospital, named for its donor, was opened in 1932. It was later enlarged, and after serving for 31 years it became a convalescent home when the present hospital was erected. (F-7)

1936

The flood of November 1927 ˘ called the most devastating tributary flood in Connecticut River history ˘ left extensive damage in Lebanon. The March 1936, flood was the highest ever in Lebanon village, causing nearly $50,000 damage in five days.

1938

The great New England hurricane of September 1938, caused an estimated $150,000 damage in Lebanon, and possibly $300,000 more in timber loss. Buildings were unroofed or flattened, streets and cars were ruined, and 300 to 400 trees were downed in the villages.

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