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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.

Explore the Region

  • Historical Organizations of Lycoming County – HOLC is a group of Lycoming County organizations that are dedicated to preserving & interpreting local history. The Thomas T. Taber Museum is a member, along with these other organizations:
    • Blooming Grove Historical Society – Preserves the heritage of the original Dunkard pioneers who settled the area of Lycoming County known as Blooming Grove, by operating a museum and a historic 1828 Meetinghouse.
    • East Lycoming Historical Society – Operates a museum that is committed to preserving the history of Eastern Lycoming County, PA.
    • General John Burrows Historical Society of Montoursville – Operates a museum dedicated to the history of Montoursville, Pennsylvania, at 19 N Loyalsock Ave, Montoursville, PA 17754.
    • Jersey Shore Historical Society – Founded in 1963, the Jersey Shore Historical Society is located in the Samuel Moss House, Jersey Shore, Pennsylvania. The Society preserves this house as a museum for local history.
    • Lycoming County Genealogical Society -The LCGS Library, located within the Thomas Taber Museum, is dedicated to the encouragement of research, publication, collection and preservation of Lycoming County genealogical materials.
    • Montgomery Area Historical Society – Preserving the rich history of Montgomery Borough, Brady Township, Clinton Township and Washington Township.Operates the Adam Room museum which is open the 2nd Saturday of each month.
    • Muncy Historical Society and Museum of History, founded in 1936, focuses on preservation and conservation of the rich history and heritage of Muncy and surrounding communities – its people, businesses, education, arts, traditions and folklore.
    • Preservation Williamsport- Rowley House Museum – Dedicated to preserving and protecting Williamsport’s architectural heritage, Preservation Williamsport also operates the Rowley House Museum, one of the most spectacular examples of Queen Anne Victorian architecture in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
    • World of Little League: Peter J. McGovern Museum And Official Store – Artifacts and archival materials from the world’s largest organized youth sports program, carefully presented in a way that is both informative and entertaining.
    • Lycoming County Women’s History Project – An online archive of source material relating to the history of women in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania. This collection, all from local archives, includes photographs, correspondence, minute books, diaries, scrapbooks, recipe books, newspaper stories, and much more.
    • Lycoming College Archives – The archives maintains a collection of documents and photographs preserving the history of the College, as well as artifacts and unique items such as student and group scrapbooks, a collection of college postcards, departmental honors papers, and historical methods papers.
    • Penn College Archives – The repository for the historical records of The Pennsylvania College of Technology and its predecessors The Williamsport Technical Institute and The Williamsport Area Community College.
  • Williamsport Walking Tours
    • Historic Millionaires Row – Williamsport once had more millionaires per-capita than anywhere else in the world. See where they lived and went to church in the Dr. Randall F. Hipple Historic District.
    • Historical Walking Tour of Downtown Williamsport – Beginning at the Visitor Center, see 23 notable sites in the business district. Grab a bite to eat at one of the many local restaurants and pubs.
  • Other Lycoming County Museums and Historical Sites
    • Herdic Transportation Museum – Explore the rich traditions of the Susquehanna Valley from the time of the Susquehannock Indian Tribe to today’s modern transportation systems and see how the Susquehanna River provided the means for Lycoming County’s explosive growth at the turn of the century.