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What's New at the Taber Museum?

On June 6, 2022, WBRE commemorated D-Day by visiting the Taber Museum exhibit on Lycoming County residents' participation in the war effort.
Elaine Decker spoke to a large crowd on Sunday, May 15, 2022 at 2:00 pm. about what it was like to walk through Williamsport at the turn on the Twentieth Century.”
President's Award for Volunteer of the Year was presented to Charles "Chuck" Luppert at the 2022 LCHS Annual Meeting.
The winner of The Richard L. and Miriam L (Swan) Mix Student Historian Award is Lea Worthington, a senior at Montoursville High School for her essay on the life of Italian immigrants.
Elections, financial and budget reports and updates on the Museum's activities were addressed at the Lycoming County Historical Society's annual meeting on April 24, 2022.
The Taber Museum hosted Celtic Wood and its Coffee Hour on Thursday, April 14.
Dr. John Piper gave a local history primer to members of the 2022 Leadership Lycoming class.
The Taber Museum hosted Meg Geffken portraying British author and illustrator Beatrix Potter on Thursday, March 31, 2022.
Raise the Region campaign brings $6,325.00 in donations to the Taber Museum.
P. J. Piccirillo’s book, The Indigo Scarf, was the topic of discussion at the March Coffee Hour.
Membership has its benefits! Patron, Lifetime and Business members now have access to the Time Travelers Network of museums. This offers a second level member access to museums throughout the U.S.
Questions about the presidents, geography, boxing and basketball highlighted the President's Day weekend Quizzo event at the Taber. The night ended with prizes, for several lucky players.
Taber Museum holiday exhibit “My Favorite Gift’ was on display from December 2021 to January 2022
Taber Museum Named "Best Museum" by the readers of the Williamsport Sun-Gazette, in the 2021 Reader's Choice contest.
The ninth annual Richard L. and Miriam L. Swan Mix Student Historian Award competition invites seniors attending schools in Lycoming County to submit an essay for which the student selects a time period from on 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.
At the Taber Museum December Coffee Hour, the Williamsport Music Club sang Christmas music, which was then followed by Connie Phillips talking on Victorian ladies’ costume.
Each fall, the Historical Society holds its Annual Support Campaign. This campaign raises vital unrestricted income for our general operating budget.
The Taber Museum Annual Ornament Sale and Holiday Exhibit Opening took p[lace on the weekend of December 3, 2021.
The Taber Museum has announced the release of a Toy Train Postcard booklet. Featuring twenty-five images of model trains from the Museum’s outstanding collection, the booklet may be kept intact or each postcard can be taken out and mailed.
The Taber Museum was crowded with young and old for the 2021 Toy Train Expo.