Programs and Lectures
The Lycoming County Historical Society will kick off its 2017 Lecture Series on Thursday, March 9, at a Coffee Hour held at 10am in the Community Room of its Taber Museum. The focus of the lecture will be an illustrated history of Jersey Shore as presented by Wayne Welshans.
A native of Jersey Shore, Welshans is well-qualified to deliver this lecture. He is the author of the book Jersey Shore, produced by Arcadia Publishers as well as three books on the Nippenose Valley. Wayne received his Bachelor’s degree from Lock Haven State Teacher’s College and a Master’s of Science in Zoology from the University of New Hampshire. He taught Honor’s Biology in the Williamsport High School for twenty-nine years, retiring in 1995. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Jersey Shore Historical Society and is a member of the The Lycoming County Historical Society.