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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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HO HO HO! Santa Claus is Coming To Town…

The Taber Museum will be welcoming Santa Claus to its Community Room for its holiday exhibit. The exhibit will run from December 3, 2016 through January 14, 2017.

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Presenting the West Branch Chorus & Santas

The Taber Museum will present a special concert performed by the West Branch Chorus on Sunday, December 11 in the Community Room at 2:30pm, along with a preview of the holiday exhibit, Santa Claus is Coming to Town.

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The Manor Hall Dollhouse has Guests!

On October 24, the Manor Hall Dollhouse had visitors. Dr. Nicholas and Mrs. Annette Finnis had traveled from Christ Church, New Zealand to view the dollhouse built by his grandfather Mowbray Ernest Finnis in the 1930s.

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Taber Museum Hosts a Talk on Civil War Infantry Bands

The Taber Museum hosted Barry Stocker on November 10, 2016, discussing Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Bands in the Civil War.

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The Gesang Verein Harmonia Chorus Sounds Off at Taber Museum Event

The Williamsport Gesang Verein Harmonia Chorus, under the direction of Michael J. Connor, was featured at the Taber Museum’s October Society Program on Sunday, October 16, 2016.

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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.