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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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Fall Into Autumn Activities at the Taber Museum

The Taber Museum has a fall harvest of activities for you to enjoy: Art, Photographs, Trains and Santas! Check out the upcoming exhibits.

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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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Ole Bull and his Music Featured in Coffee Hour Talk

The Taber Museum hosted Mary Hirst, Manager of the Ole Bull State Park, on Thursday morning, October 13, 2016 for a coffee hour lecture on the fascinating life of Ole Bull.

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Edison Phonographs and Recordings Displayed and Played at Taber Museum Event

At its September Society Program on Sunday, September 18, 2016, James and Joanne Ertel discussed Thomas Edison’s invention of the phonograph, and played some of the vintage recordings.

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History Coffee Hour: Janet Hurlbert Discusses Mary Landon Russell, a Musical Treasure

Janet Hurlbert was the featured speaker at the September, Taber Museum, Thursday morning Coffee Hour. Janet spoke about Mary Landon Russell’s impact on the musical heritage of Lycoming County.

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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.