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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.

Chocolatier at Lang’s to Speak at Coffee Hour

arttrufflesThe Thomas T. Taber Museum of the Lycoming County Historical Society’s fourth Coffee Hour for the 2013 season featured William Lang, head chocolatier at Lang’s Chocolates, talking about the history of chocolate, its health benefits, and manufacturing techniques. The talk was held on Thursday, June 13, at 10am in the Community Room of the Taber Museum.

Lang is the proprietor of Lang’s Chocolates located at 350 Pine Street, The shop was opened in 2006, having grown out of a hobby. The store produces dessert cups and other specialty items for events including graduations and weddings.

lang_logoThe lecture was part of a series of lectures to be held throughout 2013 which will focus on eating and drinking. Future activities will include a lecture on the artwork of Severin Roesen, a picnic on the back lawn with a strolling barbershop quartet on Sunday, June 16, and several interactive programs. The lecture series combines the LCHS Coffee Hours (second Thursday of March-June, Sept.-Dec.) at 10am and its Society Programs (third Sunday of May-October) at 2pm. The programs are free and open to the public. The lecture series is supported in part by a generous grant from the Woodcock Foundation for the Appreciation of the Arts.

The museum is located at 858 West Fourth Street. Ample parking may be found to the rear of the building and on the street. For further information regarding the programming at the Taber Museum, please call at 570.326.3326 or visit the website at