Friday, February 03, 2012

Trib: Reception kicks off Mt. Lebanon centennial

For residents in the north end of Mt. Lebanon, odds are that the land beneath their feet once was part of a farm owned by Fred Abbott's ancestors.

The farm took up 22 acres near the present-day intersection of Beverly and McFarland roads, settled by the Abbotts in the mid-1800s when the area was part of Scott. Once sold, it became the Colonial Heights subdivision in the late 1920s, when the opening of the Liberty Tunnel brought development to the South Hills suburbs.

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