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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.

Coffee Hour to feature Karl Fisher of Alabaster Coffee

Roasted Coffee Beans

Roasted Coffee Beans

The Thomas T. Taber Museum of the Lycoming County Historical Society has announced the topic of its September 12th Coffee Hour. Karl Fisher, owner and roaster of Alabaster Coffee Roaster & Tea Company of Williamsport, will be offering a tasting/presentation of what else, COFFEE!! The talk will be held on Thursday, September 12, at 10am in the Community Room of the Taber Museum. The talk is free and open to the public.

Owned by Karl and Bethany Fisher, the Alabaster Coffee Roaster and Tea Company is located at 410 Pine Street. Established in August 2010, the Company’s mission is “cultivating relationships through the elevation of coffee culture”. The shop is open six days a week, closed Sundays. For hours, visit their website at

The lecture is part of a series of lectures held throughout 2013 focusing on eating and drinking. Future activities will include a lecture on the artwork of Severin Roesen by art historian Roger Shipley on Sunday, September 15 at 2 pm. This lecture, free and open to the public, will be held in the Community Room of the Taber. 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 lecture series is supported in part by a generous grant from the Woodcock Foundation for the Appreciation of the Arts, Inc.

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