News & Events

What's New at the Taber Museum?

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On June 6, 2022, WBRE commemorated D-Day by visiting the Taber Museum exhibit on Lycoming County residents' participation in the war effort.
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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.”
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President's Award for Volunteer of the Year was presented to Charles "Chuck" Luppert at the 2022 LCHS Annual Meeting.
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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.
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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.
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The Taber Museum hosted Celtic Wood and Wires.at its Coffee Hour on Thursday, April 14.
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Dr. John Piper gave a local history primer to members of the 2022 Leadership Lycoming class.
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The Taber Museum hosted Meg Geffken portraying British author and illustrator Beatrix Potter on Thursday, March 31, 2022.
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Raise the Region campaign brings $6,325.00 in donations to the Taber Museum.
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P. J. Piccirillo’s book, The Indigo Scarf, was the topic of discussion at the March Coffee Hour.
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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.
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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.
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Taber Museum holiday exhibit “My Favorite Gift’ was on display from December 2021 to January 2022
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Taber Museum Named "Best Museum" by the readers of the Williamsport Sun-Gazette, in the 2021 Reader's Choice contest.
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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.
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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.
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Each fall, the Historical Society holds its Annual Support Campaign. This campaign raises vital unrestricted income for our general operating budget.
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The Taber Museum Annual Ornament Sale and Holiday Exhibit Opening took p[lace on the weekend of December 3, 2021.
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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.
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The Taber Museum was crowded with young and old for the 2021 Toy Train Expo.