News & Events

What's New at the Taber Museum?

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The Taber Museum was a hub of activity on November 23-24, as a part of the Victorian Christmas tour and the Will Huffman Toy Train Expo.
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The Taber Museum held a children’s plastics workshop on November 16.
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The Museum was the scene of a session of Quizzo, with Jon Mackey, in November, 2019.
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The Taber Museum hosted local historian Rich Nornhold who discussed the tradition of clear candy making with a look at some of the metal molds that were used
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The Taber Museum 2019 Holiday Exhibit is "When the Circus Comes to Town..." a celebration of all things related to the American circus experience.
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The Taber Museum hosted a Society Program on Sunday, October 27, 2019 that featured Steve Mihaly on “Marketing the Presidency: A Visual Tour of 125 Years of Presidential Artifacts.”
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“Romanov or Rip Off” was the intriguing title of an October 20 Society Program presented by Gary Smith, of Smith’s Jewelers in Montoursville.
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The seventh annual Richard L. and Miriam L. Swan Mix Student Historian Award competition invites seniors attending schools in Lycoming County to submit an essay which describes and interprets an object, artifact, or an exhibit displayed at the Historical Society's Taber Museum. The winner will be awarded a cash prize of $500.
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The Taber Museum hosted Della Hutchison speaking on “Illuminated Manuscripts: Book Arts of the Middle Ages” for its October Coffee Hour.
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Make Much of Precious Time While in Your Power, was the name of the Taber Museum's summer 2019 exhibit. The very successful exhibit is now concluded.
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The Lycoming County Historical Society hosted Ron Roan, of Roan Inc. Auctioneers and Appraisers for a Society Program on the history of the auction house and some of the significant sales and highlights from its long history.
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The Lycoming County Historical Society welcomed everyone everyone to "show & tell" about an example of their collecting interest on September 12.
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Our Garden Party at the Historic Culler Mansion, hosted by Neal Milligan, was a successful event, raising funds for Museum operations.
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Benjamin Franklin, the well-known politician, statesman, publisher and inventor appeared at the Taber Museum on Saturday, August 24, 2019, wowing the audience with fantastic experiments.
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The Taber Museum hosted a Society Program on Sunday, August 18, 2019 featuring Rich Nornhold discussing the artistry of fraktur in the Susquehanna Valley.
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The latest and greatest brews were featured as the Taber Museum hosted ‘Bottles & Brews VII’ on Friday, August 9, 2019.
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Kid's First Friday brings together all sorts of groups and activities, including the Taber Museum with fun old toys.
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Campers at the 2019 Taber Museum Summer Camp experienced World Wars with reenactors, crafts and activities.
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Television station WBRE interviewed Taber Museum Director Gary Parks as a part of a show featuring the things to do in Williamsport during the Little League World Series in 2019.
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The museum has recently acquired a painting entitled Vespers by the Williamsport artist Dewing Woodward.