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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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“Communities” Lecture Series Starts March 9, with Jersey Shore

The LCHS will kick off its 2017 Lecture Series on Thursday, March 9, at a Coffee Hour held at 10am at the Taber Museum, with an illustrated history of Jersey Shore, as presented by Wayne Welshans.

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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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The CasinoEvil fundraiser is back!

Save the date: April 8, 2017 from 6-11 pm. Details of the 2017 event and ticket information are coming soon.

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Enter the LCHS Student Historian Contest

The LCHS invites Lycoming County high school seniors to participate in our fourth annual Richard L. and Miriam L. Swan Mix Student Historian Award competition. The winner will walk away with $500!

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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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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.