News & Events

What's New at the Taber Museum?

In February, 2020, the Museum Staff received word that a bequest of furniture had been left to the museum through the generosity of Helga T. Seidel, late of Williamsport. The furniture is now on display.
Pat Damaska was named LCHS Volunteer of the Year at the 2020 annual meeting. But, due to the Covid-19 restrictions, it took several weeks for her to be presented with the award.
After a hiatus of over two months, the Taber Museum reopened on June 5 - just in time for its fabulous summer exhibit, "Harley Davidson vs. Indian Wars".
The Lycoming County Historical Society conducted its first ever virtual Annual Meeting - not ideal, but it worked, Here is the report!
Montoursville Senior Alexandria McKenna has been named as the winner of the 2020 Richard L. and Miriam L. (Swan) Mix Student Historian Award.
Raise the Region, administered by the First Community Foundation of Pennsylvania was held on March 11 and 12 and we garnered yet more support for the Museum through the donation of many kind people.
The Taber Museum hosted a lecture by Dr. Christopher Pearl of Lycoming College on Thursday, March 12, 2020 on the making of American Independence
The theme of “Made in Pennsylvania” has been chosen as the theme for the 2020 Lecture Series.
Judith Bower and Rachel Buedel join the Lycoming County Historical Society Board of Governors.
The Winter 2019-20 edition of the Journal of the Lycoming County Historical Society has been released
Taber Museum's portrait of Charles Low was recently meticulously restored, and now hangs in the Fine Arts Gallery.
“When the Circus Comes to Town” was the theme of the 2019 holiday exhibit at the Taber Museum.
The Taber Museum held a candy making workshop for children on December 14, with Rich Nornhold.
The Taber Museum hosted a reception celebrating the opening of the 2019 holiday exhibit, "When the Circus Comes to Town" and its 2nd annual holiday ornament sale.
The Taber Museum hosted a lecture on scrimshaw by John DeWald followed by a performance of Christmas music by the Williamsport Music Club at its final Coffee Hour of 2019.
The Taber Museum was a hub of activity on November 23-24, as a part of the Victorian Christmas tour and the Will Huffman Toy Train Expo.
The Taber Museum held a children’s plastics workshop on November 16.
The Museum was the scene of a session of Quizzo, with Jon Mackey, in November, 2019.
The Taber Museum hosted local historian Rich Nornhold who discussed the tradition of clear candy making with a look at some of the metal molds that were used
The Taber Museum 2019 Holiday Exhibit is "When the Circus Comes to Town..." a celebration of all things related to the American circus experience.