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What's New at the Taber Museum?

Fifty museum goers traveled with the Taber Museum to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City on June 14th.
The Taber Museum hosted Shannon Jones at its Society Program on June 16, 2024. In 2019, she released her book on Susquehanna Lore, about the folklore and history of the Susquehanna River and Valley.
The Taber Museum hosted baseball historian Lou Hunsinger, Jr. at its June Coffee Hour, who spoke on the topic of ‘The Negro Leagues: Respect & Recognition’.
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.
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.
Bob Kane brought samples and talked about blue pottery on May 9 in a Taber Museum Coffee Hour talk.
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.
Deb Parsons, local artist and owner of Parsons Hot Glass Studio, has been named the Lycoming County Historical Society 2024 ‘Volunteer of the Year’.
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.
Michela J. Peterman named the 2024 Richard L. and Miriam L (Swan) Mix Student Historian.
Reenactor Meg Geffken as ‘Susan B. Anthony’ appeared at the Thomas T. Taber Museum on Thursday, April 11, 2024.
The Taber Museum hosted young gardeners on April 13, as they put together their own fairy gardens.
The annual visit of the Voodoo Lily is here.
Quizzo returned for another run at the Taber
Matthew T. Carl discussed his new publication, LAQUIN: The Rise and Fall of a Pennsylvania Lumber Town, at the March 2024 Taber Coffee Hour..
To celebrate Women’s History Month, the Taber has stocked several book titles which celebrate the accomplishments of women.
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.
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.
Pennsylvania Assemblyman Jamie recently toured the Taber Museum.
Quizzo returned to the Taber Museum, as a fundraiser, in January 2024.