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What's New at the Taber Museum?

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YesterShoppe! indoor yard sale at the Taber Museum took place on June 2, 2018
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The Taber Museum's May Society was a Documentary on the Austin Dam Disaster of 1911, with commentary by guest lecturer Gale Largey.
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Mark Fritz spoke at the Taber Museum on Thursday, May 10, 2018 on the topic “Life on the Home Front & the Art of Propaganda during WW- I: How artful images were used to sway public opinion in favor of the war effort”,
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Several of our generous members donated the funds necessary to purchase a much needed telephone system.
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CasinoEvil III, benefitting the Lycoming County Historical Society, was held on April 22.
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Former Board President named volunteer of the year for his fundraising efforts.
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The 2018 Lycoming County Historical Society annual meeting took place on April 22. The members elected the Board of Governors and officers, approved a budget, met the student historian and volunteer of the year and were entertained by barbershoppers.
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Williamsport High School senior, Juliet Jacques was named winner of the 2018 Richard L. and Miriam L (Swan) Mix Student Historian Award, at the Lycoming County Historical Society Annual Meeting, on April 22.
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The Winter 2017-18 Journal of the LCHS has been issued. Features: Reverend Baird’s Test of Faith, Christmas Eve Tragedy at Second Baptist Church in Newberry, Merriman & Merriman Lumber Company, Entrepreneurial Families in Lycoming County, Area Woman a WWI Navy Yeoman, Luba’s World War II Timeline: The Chronicle of Displaced Persons from Camp to Freedom, Allegheny Airlines Flight 371, and, Williamsport, Not By Chance Or Intent But By Necessity.
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The.Taber Museum hosted Nancy Neuman and Bruce Teeple on Thursday, April 12, 2018, who addressed the events leading up to the acceptance of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote.
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Lorena Beniquez captured the oral and physical history of the anthracite region in Lost Coal Country of Northeastern Pennsylvania, as she lectured in a Society event.
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The recent Raise the Region campaign raised $2825 for the Taber Museum.
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A number of students have joined the Taber Musuem for the Spring 2018 semester to learn about the workings of a museum.
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The Lycoming County business community was at the Taber Museum on Thursday, February 22, for a Chamber of Commerce PM Exchange event.
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The Shutterbugs 'Anything Goes' Photography Show opened at the Taber Museum on February 2.
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The Taber Museum featured the miniature room settings created by Becky Bird in the exhibit, Honey, I Shrunk the Rooms at the Taber. Which was the favorite?
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The theme of this year’s Lecture Series will focus on the era of World War I, as the 100th anniversary of the end of the war approaches.
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The Lycoming County Historical Society featured the musical group, the New Horizons at its December Coffee Hour
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The Historical Society’s Lecture Series focused on ‘Communities’ for the 2017 season, combining Coffee Hours (Thursday mornings, March through June, September through December) with Society Programs (Sunday afternoons, May through October). A total of fourteen lectures were presented throughout the year.
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The Thomas T. Taber Museum will be featuring exquisitely-rendered miniature room settings as its holiday offering this year. Young and old, female and male, child or childlike, will enjoy approximately ninety room settings created by Williamsport native Becky Bird.