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What's New at the Taber Museum?

Huge crowd enjoys a night of food, beer, wine and exotic drinks at Bottles & Brews X, all to support the Taber Museum.
On Friday evening, August 4, the Taber Museum hosted a reception to highlight the 2023 summer wildlife exhibit, “In the Wilds of Pennsylvania and Beyond.” Clyde Peeling of Reptiland, was the guest speaker.
The Taber Museum has recently released its Annual Collectors’ Baseball Pin which features a depiction of the L.L. Stearns Department Store papier-mache bell.
2023 History Day Camp Explored the culture and events of the '50s, '60s & '70s
The Dr. June E. Baskin Art Camp was held at the Thomas T. Taber Museum during the week of June 19th to 23rd. The camp theme was ‘Arf! Roar! Tweet!—Animals, Animals, Animals.’
Gary Parks attends crosscut saw demonstration.
YesterShoppe! 2023 at the Taber Museum brought record numbers of shoppers and much needed financial support to the Museum's programming.
Elaine Decker discuss the Slack house: ‘The Tiniest Mansion in Williamsport’ at a May 21 Society Program.
The Taber Museum is playing host to a most unusual visitor- an exotic ‘Voodoo Lily’. Some may have heard about it; some may have seen pictures of it; but you will definitely remember its fragrance once you smell it, as it smells like rotting flesh!
The 2023 Lycoming County Historical Society Annual Meeting was held at the Taber Museum on April 23, 2023.
‚ÄčNicolas E. Manning was named 2023 Student Historian, at the annual meeting of the Lycoming County Historical Society.
Bruce Rogers was recognized as 2023 Taber Museum Volunteer of the Year, at the annual meeting of the Lycoming County Historical Society.
In cooperation with the Chamber of Commerce, the Taber Museum hosted local business leaders at an evening PM Exchange.
The Taber Museum hosted author David Richards at its Coffee Hour on Thursday, April 13.
The Quizzo fundraiser drew a record crowd at the Taber Museum in April 2023.
The Taber Museum has recently received a gift of four binders of material relating to the history of Williamsport’s Brandon Park, compiled and donated by former Brandon Park Commission chair Sally L. Wiegand.
The Taber Museum is pleased to announce the acquisition of a Severin Roesen still-life painting. Through the generosity of Ray and Eileen Secrist, formerly of Lewisburg, the painting has been accepted on long-term loan.
The popular exhibit, ‘Shopping During the Holidays: The L.L. Stearns Department Store’ opened on December 2, 2022, and closed in January 2023.
The 2023 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.
The Lycoming County Historical Society Journal winter 2023 edition has been released, and is available for purchase in the Museum Store.