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The Thomas T. Taber Museum of the Lycoming County Historical Society chronicles the history of our region from American Indian occupation through 20th century industry and life.

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Welcome to Taber Museum

The Thomas T. Taber Museum of the Lycoming County Historical Society chronicles the history of our region from American Indian occupation through 20th century industry and life. Exhibits include an American Indian gallery, a Fine and Decorative Arts gallery, 19th century period rooms, and the Shempp Model Train exhibit with over 300 toy trains, and period rooms depicting life from the 1700s through the 1900s. Exhibits change often, keeping the Historical Society fresh and interesting for every visit. The museum also includes a local history and genealogy research library.  ...

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They’re back! The “Stinky Plant” Voodoo Lilies

The Taber Museum is playing host to most unusual visitors- exotic ‘Voodoo Lilies’. They really stink!

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YesterShoppe! is Coming

The YesterShoppe! indoor yard sale at the Taber Museum on Saturday, June 3, from 8am until 1pm. Support this fundraiser with your donations.

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Flappers Rule the Night – For a Good Cause

CasinoEvil II was a night of gaming, eating, drinking and fun – all to support the Lycoming County Historical Society and Preservation Williamsport.

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Taber Museum Exhibit salutes the South Williamsport Mountaineers

The Taber Museum is featuring class photographs from South Williamsport High School in its Community Room for the months of March and April.

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What’s New at the Taber Museum?

A CELLfie cell door and an updated decorative and fine arts gallery. Stop by the Museum to see the new exhibits.

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About LCHS

The Lycoming County Historical Society, founded in 1907, is a not-for-profit educational organization with a museum, library and archives. The purpose of LCHS is to discover, collect, preserve, and interpret the prehistorical, historical, and cultural heritage of Northcentral Pennsylvania.