Jul 23, 2016, 11:41 PM
The Lycoming County Historical Society was at the 2016 Lycoming County Fair with a new historical artifact problem. Director Gary Parks chose well, and this year’s problem was particularly challenging.
Jul 17, 2016, 11:03 PM
On Sunday, July 17, 2016, the Taber Museum presented a program featuring the Repasz Band. The program included a short history of the Repasz Band by Director Al Nacinovich. Interspersed throughout the history ‘lecture’, an ensemble drawn from the Band performed a number of musical pieces.
Jul 2, 2016, 11:20 PM
In conjunction with the Sesquicentennial celebration of Williamsport’s City Charter, granted in 1866, the Thomas T. Taber Museum of the Lycoming County Historical Society hosted a series of mini lectures on July 2, 2016.
Jul 2, 2016, 11:15 PM
Famous storyteller Mark Twain made an appearance at Ways Garden on Saturday, July 2, 2016. Twain had not visited since he lectured on New Year’s Eve 1869 at the new Ulman Opera House.
Taber Museum Society Program Features Lecture on the Legacy of Musical Educator Dr. Kenneth Raessler
Jun 19, 2016, 11:26 PM
On June 19, 2016 the Taber Museum presented a lecture by Dr. Oscar Knade on the tremendous impact of Dr. Kenneth Raessler on the musical program of the Williamsport Area School District, bringing it to national attention and excellence.
Jun 4, 2016, 11:30 PM
YesterShoppe! serves as one of the fundraisers held throughout the year to support the museum and its operations. The sale provided over $910 in much needed funds to the museum
May 30, 2016, 2:49 PM
In the Spring of 2016, board member and master botanist Larry Fryda, made a number of the baby voodoo lilies available for adoption - and also to help the Taber Museum.
May 29, 2016, 11:41 PM
The Thomas T. Taber Museum of the Lycoming County Historical Society’s May program featured Van Wagner, a regional storyteller and musician, who presented the ‘Tall Timber & Log Rafting Heritage Program’ followed by his popular musical tribute to the logging and lumbering heritage of Pennsylvania. The free program was well attended by more than 50 people.
May 12, 2016, 11:33 PM
On Thursday, May 12, The Thomas T. Taber Museum of the Lycoming County Historical Society hosted a performance by Matthew Dodd, who presRR-Poster1ented ‘Songs and Stories of Old Railroad Days’. The event was well attended, with more than 50 members of the public present.
Apr 30, 2016, 10:15 PM
The ghost of Prince Farrington may have been lurking behind the bar at Farrington Place on Saturday, April 30, 2016. CasinoEvil celebrated the Roaring Twenties with a night of food, liquid spirits and games of chance, all as a fundraiser to benefit the Lycoming County Historical Society and Preservation Williamsport.