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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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Loyalsock High School Senior is 2016 Student Historian

Lauren Brandenburg, a senior at Loyalsock High School, was named the winner of the 2016 Richard L. and Miriam L. Swan Mix Student Historian Award. The award was presented by former Board President John Raymond, at the 2016 Society annual meeting. Read the winning essay!

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CasinoEvil To Be Held At Farrington Place, Saturday, April 30, 2016

The ghost of Prince Farrington may be lurking behind the bar of Farrington Place on Saturday, April 30, 2016 as CasinoEvil is held. CasinoEvil, a night of food, liquid spirits and chance, is a mutual fundraiser to benefit the Lycoming County Historical Society and Preservation Williamsport. It will be held from 7pm until 11pm.

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Acquired in 2008, we are intrigued by this dated stone.

It looks like it might have been underneath the peak of a former home….

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Composer James M. Black Discussed at March Coffee Hour

The Thomas T. Taber Museum of the Lycoming County Historical Society hosted its first 2016 Coffee Hour on Thursday, March 10. United Methodist Archivist, Dr. Milton Loyer spoke on the intriguing subject “James M. Black and Friends: Williamsport’s Contribution to the Gospel Song.”

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New to the Twentieth Century Exhibit!

The young ladies of Girl Scout Troop #60221 recently tried out our new Twentieth Century dress up area: The clothing was purchased from a grant given to the LCHS by the Free and Accepted Masons, Lodge...

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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.