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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.

Taber Coffee Hour to Feature Newspaper Columnist Mary Sieminski


The Thomas T. Taber Museum of the Lycoming County Historical Society will host Mary Sieminski, researcher and writer, at its monthly Coffee Hour on Thursday, October 9, 2014 at 10 am in the Community Room of the museum.

Sieminski will relate the fascinating lives of Williamsport native Myrtle Miller Anderson and her photographer husband John Alvin Anderson. For forty years, the Andersons lived on the Rosebud Reservation in South Dakota. A fascinating photographic archives developed which included portraits of Native Americans and life on the reservation, some photographs of which are now housed in the collections of the Library of Congress. Mary Sieminski is a frequent contributor to the Williamsport Sun-Gazette. Her articles focus on the lives of Williamsport women.

The Coffee Hour is part of the Museum’s Lecture Series which combines its Thursday morning Coffee Hours with its Sunday afternoon Society Programs. Coffee Hours are held on the second Thursday of each month March-June, September-December. The Society Programs are held on the third Sunday of each month, May-October. The Lecture Series’ programs are free and open to the public and are supported by a grant from the Woodcock Foundation for the Appreciation of the Arts. The Taber Museum is located at 858 West Fourth Street, Williamsport. Ample parking is available behind the building or on the street.

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