News & Events

What's New at the Taber Museum?

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The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission unveiled a state historical marker in Way's Garden honoring artist Frances Tipton Hunter. Museum Director Gary Parks spoke at the event.
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The Taber Museum recently acquired a rare triptych view of the Susquehanna River by J. Wesley Little and Long Lasting Happiness by Lynn Kibbe with funds from the Charlie Paris estate.
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Bob Kane brought samples and talked about blue pottery on May 9 in a Taber Museum Coffee Hour talk.
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The 2024 Spring Exhibit at the Taber Museum displayed memories of the West Branch School of Williamsport. Alumni, teachers and friends attended a reception gathered to remember on May 3.
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Deb Parsons, local artist and owner of Parsons Hot Glass Studio, has been named the Lycoming County Historical Society 2024 ‘Volunteer of the Year’.
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Dana Brigandi presented "The Legacy of Illustrator Frances Tipton Hunter" at the Historical Society's Annual Meeting. This followed the business meeting of the Society.
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Michela J. Peterman named the 2024 Richard L. and Miriam L (Swan) Mix Student Historian.
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Reenactor Meg Geffken as ‘Susan B. Anthony’ appeared at the Thomas T. Taber Museum on Thursday, April 11, 2024.
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The Taber Museum hosted young gardeners on April 13, as they put together their own fairy gardens.
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The annual visit of the Voodoo Lily is here.
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Quizzo returned for another run at the Taber
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Matthew T. Carl discussed his new publication, LAQUIN: The Rise and Fall of a Pennsylvania Lumber Town, at the March 2024 Taber Coffee Hour..
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To celebrate Women’s History Month, the Taber has stocked several book titles which celebrate the accomplishments of women.
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The 2024 Richard L. and Miriam L. Swan Mix Student Historian Award competition invites seniors attending schools in Lycoming County to submit an essay in which the student selects a time period from one of the displays at the Taber Museum and becomes a person who lived at that time in history. The winner will be awarded a cash prize of $500.
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This fundraiser is sponsored by The First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania and is a 30-hour online fundraising event, beginning March 13th at 6:00 PM and ending at 11:59 PM on March 14th.
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Pennsylvania Assemblyman Jamie recently toured the Taber Museum.
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Quizzo returned to the Taber Museum, as a fundraiser, in January 2024.
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Taber Museum launches new digital guide to enrich both onsite and offsite visits
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In a well attended Society Event, Karen Frock discussed her documentary "Follow the North Star to Freedom."
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The Taber Museum was the winner of the 2023 Williamsport Sun-Gazette Reader's Choice award for the museum category.