News & Events

What's New at the Taber Museum?

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The Taber Museum is pleased to announce the acquisition of a Severin Roesen painting. The painting has been loaned by Bobby Maguire in honor of his parents Jim & Shirley Maguire. It is Mr. Maguire’s intention to turn the loan into a permanent gift within the year.
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The eighth annual Richard L. and Miriam L. Swan Mix Student Historian Award competition invites seniors attending schools in Lycoming County to submit an essay which describes and interprets an object, artifact, or an exhibit displayed at the Historical Society's Taber Museum. The winner will be awarded a cash prize of $500.
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The Taber Museum hosted a workshop for children focusing on the making of apple cider from fresh apples on Saturday, January 9, 2021.
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The Taber Museum will reopen to the public on Tuesday, January 5, 2021 for touring and research after closing on December 12, pursuant to Governor Wolf’s orders.
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The Taber Museum Named "Best Museum" by the readers of the Williamsport Sun-Gazette, in the 2020 Reader's Choice contest.
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The LCHS 2020 holiday exhibit, "Holiday Jewel Box At a County Gem: Quilts, Silver and Jade at the Taber" opened on December 4, with local artists displaying and selling Christmas ornaments.
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The Lycoming County Historical Society/Taber Museum is excited to welcome Eric Ziegler as our new Director of Development.
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Are you ready to go exploring at the Taber Museum? Kids age 12 and under can visit the Museum for free by completing the Taber Kids Challenge.
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Catheal Weiser led a workshop for children focusing on the colonial craft of soap-making on Saturday, November 21, 2020.
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On Thursday, November 12, 2020 author Elaine M. Decker spoke at a Taber Museum coffee hour about the Great Williamsport Fire of 1871
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We reluctantly closed the summer exhibit on Sunday, September 27. The successful exhibit featured twenty-five vintage motorcycles.
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In celebration of Hallowe’en and ghosts, ghouls and goblins, the Taber Museum presented an afternoon of ‘Spooky Tales with storyteller Jonathan Kruk.
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The annual Yestershoppe yard sale took place on October 2-3, 2020. Sales supported the Taber Museum.
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Coffee Hour: Show and tell about your Pennsylvania made items.
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Taber Museum Releases Annual Collectors’ Baseball Pin in honor of 2020, the year that ‘wasn’t’.
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In conjunction with the summer vintage motorcycle exhibit, ‘Fast’ Eddie Fisher signed autographs and reminisced with folks at the Taber Museum on September 12.
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After a long hiatus, the Taber Museum resumed its lecture series on September 10, with Susquehanna Riverkeeper John Zaktansky.
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The Board of Governors approved Brad Hall as its newest member at its August meeting.
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The Taber Museum's first Junior Historian was Mariah Mumford of Montoursville.
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Earlier in 2020, the Board of Governors approved the hiring of a development director, to assist the Museum with fundraising.The search for a qualified candidate has now begun.