News & Events

What's New at the Taber Museum?

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In cooperation with the Chamber of Commerce, the Taber Museum hosted local business leaders at an evening PM Exchange.
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The Taber Museum hosted author David Richards at its Coffee Hour on Thursday, April 13.
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The Quizzo fundraiser drew a record crowd at the Taber Museum in April 2023.
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The Taber Museum has recently received a gift of four binders of material relating to the history of Williamsport’s Brandon Park, compiled and donated by former Brandon Park Commission chair Sally L. Wiegand.
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The Taber Museum is pleased to announce the acquisition of a Severin Roesen still-life painting. Through the generosity of Ray and Eileen Secrist, formerly of Lewisburg, the painting has been accepted on long-term loan.
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The popular exhibit, ‘Shopping During the Holidays: The L.L. Stearns Department Store’ opened on December 2, 2022, and closed in January 2023.
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The Lycoming County Historical Society Journal winter 2023 edition has been released, and is available for purchase in the Museum Store.
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Over 160 visitors were present for the Stearns Department Store During the Holidays lecture during the December 8 coffee hour.
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The exhibit, ‘Shopping During the Holidays: The L.L. Stearns Department Store’ opened on December 2. As in the past, our extremely popular ornament sale heralded the opening.
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The Taber Museum was named "Best Museum" by the readers of the Williamsport Sun-Gazette, in the 2022 Reader's Choice contest.
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The 31st edition of the Will Huffman Toy Train Expo featured working train layouts in the Taber Museum's Community Room. The Expo was held in conjunction with Victorian Christmas on November 19, 20, 2022.
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Thomas T. Taber, III was remembered by friends and acquaintances during a celebration of life held at the Taber Museum on November 13, 2022.
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The Taber Museum is offering two new greeting cards for the holiday season. Each design features artwork by a local artist, and both works of art are now in the permanent collections.
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The PCN television network ran a story about the Shempp model toy collection at the Taber Museum. Museum docent John Hunsinger narrated for PCN.
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On the Saturday before Halloween 2022, the Taber Museum hosted 149 trick-or-treaters. The visitors were treated to stories about local history and candy.
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Tera Bush spoke at the Taber Museum on Sunday, October 16, 2022, about one of the biggest and most-followed rituals of Mexican families, Dia de Muertos - ‘Day of the Dead’.
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The Taber Museum hosted Christopher Norris at its Coffee Hour on Thursday, October 13th, at 10am. Norris spoke on the ‘Irish Language in Ireland’.
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The Thomas T. Taber Museum has received a mural-type painting depicting World War II from the Williamsport chapter of the Forty and Eight Club. The painting was done by local physician and artist Henry Mussina in 1950.
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Fall is Quizzo season at the Taber, with a September session in the bag and an upcoming October 15 game
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The Taber Museum hosted Timothy Hughes of Rare and Early Newspapers...History’s Newsstand at its Coffee Hour on Thursday, September 8, 2022.