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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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What Was That Fair Artifact?

The week of puzzlement at the Lycoming County Fair is finally over. The historical artifact from the Taber Museum’s collection that was on display has been identified. It is . . . an asparagus server!

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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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The Taber was at the 2016 Lycoming County Fair . . .

. . . with a new “Guess the Historical Artifact” problem.
Thanks for visiting our booth!

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Day Camp 2016: New themes, new fun!

Lycoming County Historical Society History Day Camp, August 1-5, 2016 – featuring WWI and WWII themes! Unfortunately, due to low enrollment numbers, the originally announced July week of Day Camp has been cancelled.

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Special Exhibit Celebrating 150 Years of Temple Beth Ha-Sholom

“Sacred Memories: 150 Years of Jewish Heritage in Williamsport”, an exhibit celebrating the anniversary of Temple Beth Ha-Sholom, runs through August 13, 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.