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What's New at the Taber Museum?

Taber Museum launches new digital guide to enrich both onsite and offsite visits
In a well attended Society Event, Karen Frock discussed her documentary "Follow the North Star to Freedom."
The Taber Museum was the winner of the 2023 Williamsport Sun-Gazette Reader's Choice award for the museum category.
"The Star" is this year's Taber Museum Holiday Exhibit. The opening was celebrated with an ornament sale on the weekend of December 1.
Taber Museum participates in annual Victorian Christmas and Will Huffman Train Expo Events.
Robert E. Lee, III, was the guest speaker at an October 2023 Society Program, speaking on his experiences of digging privy pits and the interesting finds he has found.
A garden party held at the home of Marc & Paula Rosenthal on September 23, 2023, provided needed funding to the Taber Museum.
A September 17, 2023, talk by former Trimtex President Bill Henderson brought to life the history of a business that once employed hundreds in Williamsport.
Huge crowd enjoys a night of food, beer, wine and exotic drinks at Bottles & Brews X, all to support the Taber Museum.
On Friday evening, August 4, the Taber Museum hosted a reception to highlight the 2023 summer wildlife exhibit, “In the Wilds of Pennsylvania and Beyond.” Clyde Peeling of Reptiland, was the guest speaker.
The Taber Museum has recently released its Annual Collectors’ Baseball Pin which features a depiction of the L.L. Stearns Department Store papier-mache bell.
2023 History Day Camp Explored the culture and events of the '50s, '60s & '70s
The Dr. June E. Baskin Art Camp was held at the Thomas T. Taber Museum during the week of June 19th to 23rd. The camp theme was ‘Arf! Roar! Tweet!—Animals, Animals, Animals.’
Gary Parks attends crosscut saw demonstration.
YesterShoppe! 2023 at the Taber Museum brought record numbers of shoppers and much needed financial support to the Museum's programming.
Elaine Decker discuss the Slack house: ‘The Tiniest Mansion in Williamsport’ at a May 21 Society Program.
The Taber Museum is playing host to a most unusual visitor- an exotic ‘Voodoo Lily’. Some may have heard about it; some may have seen pictures of it; but you will definitely remember its fragrance once you smell it, as it smells like rotting flesh!
The 2023 Lycoming County Historical Society Annual Meeting was held at the Taber Museum on April 23, 2023.
‚ÄčNicolas E. Manning was named 2023 Student Historian, at the annual meeting of the Lycoming County Historical Society.
Bruce Rogers was recognized as 2023 Taber Museum Volunteer of the Year, at the annual meeting of the Lycoming County Historical Society.