Williamsport- The Thomas T. Taber Museum of the Lycoming County Historical Society will host a Society Program on Sunday, October 15 at 2pm in its Community Room. Guest lecturer Sherry Gardner Kuiper will present a lecture on the history of Picture Rocks. The program is free and open to the public.
Sherry Kuiper is the author of Images of America: Around Picture Rocks, a history of her hometown, Picture Rocks, PA. Copies of Ms. Kuiper’s book will be available in the Taber bookstore. She currently works at Fort George G. Meade as the Media Relations Specialist after spending 12 years working as a TV news producer. There, she is also working on a book about the history of Fort Meade with fellow colleagues. Kuiper earned her bachelor’s degree in Communications from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania in 2004. She is currently working on her Master’s Degree from Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, which she will complete this December.
Kuiper has been recognized for volunteering as a Docent at the National Infantry Museum in Fort Benning, GA. Kuiper prides herself in being a member of the Anne Arundel Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution which focuses on historical preservation, education and patriotism. She is also an associate member of the Lycoming Chapter NSDAR. She currently lives in Edgewater, MD with her husband, Maj. Michael Kuiper, USMC; Daughter, Belle and Remington, the beloved family dog.
The Society Program continues a series of lectures which focus on communities of Lycoming County and surrounding area. As the Society Program coincides with the third Sunday of the month, admission to the museum is free. A future talk will focus on Muncy, highlighting a new book “From A Bygone Era: Views of the Muncy Valley, Then & Now” by David Richards and Matthew Stackhouse on Thursday, November 9 at the Taber’s Coffee Hour (10am). A performance by the New Horizons will occur on December 14 at the Taber’s last Coffee Hour of the year (10am).