Taber Museum Coffee Hour lecture scheduled for Thursday, March 12, 2015
The Thomas T. Taber Museum of the Lycoming County Historical Society has announced its first Coffee Hour for the 2015 season. Joy McCracken will be speaking on the textile traditions of spinning and weaving, raising sheep and harvesting wool. Her talk will be held on Thursday, March 12, at 10am in the Community Room of the Taber Museum. The talk is free and open to the public. Mrs. McCracken serves as an interpreter during the Taber’s Day Camp for Children and also serves as a textiles interpreter at the Troy Farm Museum which is part of the Bradford County Heritage Association.
The lecture kicks off the 2015 lecture series entitled “Tidbits of History”. To be included in the year-long activities are: Betsy Koons Robertson, who served as Deputy Press Secretary for Nancy Reagan, speaking on ‘The Reagan Years’ on Sunday, September 20; retired Penn State Professor Thomas Berner relating ‘Pennsylvania Barn Stories’ on Thursday, June 11; and on Sunday, May 17, playwright Robert Hughes, presenting his one-man show which recounts the life and times of miners of the Pennsylvania anthracite coal region.
For more information regarding the programming of the Historical Society, please call us at 570.326.3326 or visit our follow us on Facebook. The museum is located at 858 West Fourth Street, Williamsport. Ample parking may be found to the rear of the building or on the street.