News & Events

What's New at the Taber Museum?

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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.
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Friends of the Lycoming County Historical Society donated a brick to honor all Lycoming County veterans, recently placed in the Lycoming County Veterans Memorial Park.
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Halloween was celebrated at the Taber with trick or treating and a presentation on hauntings and other spooky occurrences throughout Pennsylvania.by Jeffrey Frazier
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The Taber Museum featured Franklin Delano Roosevelt: Defender of Democracy as presented by playwright Robert Hughes, on Sunday, October 17, 2021.
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A ‘Flag of Honor’ has recently been donated to the Thomas T. Taber Museum of the Lycoming County Historical Society by Brenda and Barry Rake of Williamsport. Echoing the American flag, the flag was ‘created from the names of those who perished in the terrorist attacks of 9-11.’
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For the 2021 Holiday Exhibit, Community members will be encouraged to bring their favorite gift they have received over the years, for holidays, birthdays, weddings, etc. and relate in a few paragraphs the story of the item.
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The Taber Museum hosted a Society Program on Sunday, September 19, 2021 with the topic of "The Town Band: Repasz: Sousa" featuring speaker John Hunsinger.