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1894 Excerpt: ...It is for this reason that Lebanon has never
receded from her position in the front rank of New Hampshire towns,
and though the prophecy of that inspired orator who preceded Daniel
Webster, when the railroad was opened, may not yet have been
fulfilled, there is no occasion for regret. Lebanon is not
abominably big, but it is undeniably busy. From out of its many
factories come flannels and farm machinery, watch-keys and woollen
goods, knit fabrics and gans, furniture, and shirts. All coma
valley far over to the very extremity ders, which by ment reach the
the Connecticott falls, is a power devoted t u r e of wood
themselves beted in Vermont, a moment be Lebanon is a community t o
the agricultural interests. Better farms are nowhere found than
here. The bioad intervales of the Connecticut, the sunny swales
along Mascoma's shores, and the hill-tops rising from the
watercourses, are dotted with fine farms. In one respect Lebanon
agriculture deserves especial notice: It was Deacon Elisha Ticknor,
of this town, who first made this community acquainted with the
virtues of the merino sheep. What this town owes to its business
men it can never fully estimate. They are the parties responsible
for its growth, its wealth, its enterprise. And the strangest of
all things in this connection is that of them all, bankers,
editors, manufacturers, and merchants, Rev. C. A. Downs overalls,
orstaircasings, these the Masproduces, and west, on the of the town
borcurious enactwest bank of cut river, at OImagnificent to the
manufacpulp, the mills ing partly locaIt must not for supposed that
manufacturing the exclusion of almost none of them are natives of
the town. The natives of the town have been raised, it seems,
almost exclusively for export, and among Lebanon's contribution
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