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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.

Lou Hunsinger, Jr. Lectures on “Lycoming County During the Great Rebellion”

Lou Hunsinger, Jr. Lectures on Lycoming County During the Great RebellionWilliamsport – Guest speaker Lou Hunsinger, Jr., writer and journalist, presented his lecture on “Lycoming County During the Great Rebellion”. Hunsinger is well-known for his extensive writings which explore local history as well as sports history. His articles have appeared in the Webb Weekly, the Sun-Gazette, and the Biographical Encyclopedia of American Sports. He serves as a guide for the Lycoming County Visitors Bureau and is a past member of the Board of Directors of the Friends of the James V. Brown Library. Hunsinger possesses a bachelor’s degree in Political Science with minors in History and Journalism.

On Saturday, May 19 at 1 pm, the Historical Society and the Lycoming County Genealogical Society presented John P. Deeben, Genealogy Archives Specialist at the National Archives, Washington, D.C., as their guest speaker. Deeben spoke on the records available through the National Archives which relate to ancestors who fought in the Civil War. Because this program was held on Saturday, there was no Society Program scheduled for Sunday, May 20.