The Rise and Fall of a Pennsylvania Lumber TownWilliamsport- The Thomas T. Taber Museum will host its first Coffee Hour of the 2024 season on Thursday, March 14th at 10am. Matthew T. Carl will be the guest speaker, discussing his new publication, LAQUIN: The Rise and Fall of a Pennsylvania Lumber Town. Laquin is located on Barclay Mountain, Bradford County. The book will be available for sale at the Taber for $65.00. The book supports the work of the LeRoy Heritage Museum, where the largest collection of Laquin artifacts can be found on display.

Matthew Carl is the founding president of the LeRoy Heritage Museum and also the Executive Director of the Bradford County Historical Society. The lecture will be held in the Community Room of the Taber Museum and is free and open to the public. Light refreshments are served. The Coffee Hour is underwritten by a generous grant from VanCampen Motors.

The museum is located at 858 West Fourth Street, Williamsport. There is ample parking behind the museum as well as on the street. For further information about the museum, please call 570.326.3326.