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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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Save the date – August 12 is Bottles & Brews IV

The Lycoming County Historical Society announces its fourth annual Bottles & Brews Fundraiser! The event is scheduled for Friday, August 12, 2016 from 7pm until 10pm at the Taber Museum.

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Famous Storyteller ‘Mark Twain’ to appear in Williamsport

Returning to Williamsport, famous storyteller ‘Mark Twain’ will make an appearance at Ways Garden on Saturday, July 2, 2016 at 2pm. Twain has not visited since he lectured on New Year’s Eve 1869 at the new Ulman Opera House.

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Mini Lectures Scheduled at the Taber Museum on Saturday, July 2, 2016

Beginning at 9am, “Williamsport Firefighters” will be presented by Kevin Breen of the Fire Department. At 9:30am, Lou Hunsinger, Jr., will highlight a few …

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Day Camp 2016: New themes, new fun!

This year the Lycoming County Historical Society will feature two weeks of History Day Camp. In an effort to diversify, we will be offering camps on WWI and WWII!

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Volunteer of the Year: Glenn Williams

Each year the President of the Board of Governors recognizes one of the Taber Museum’s volunteers for the honor of “Volunteer of the Year.” Of course, the Museum and its activities would be lost without its dedicated and hard working volunteers.

This year’s winner of the President’s Volunteer award is Glenn Williams. He was recognized at the Lycoming County Historical Society’s 2016 annual meeting.

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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.