News & Events

What's New at the Taber Museum?

The Taber Museum held its annual Summer History Day Camp from July 26 – July 30, 2021. Colonial and Native American culture was the theme.
The Taber Museum is a wonderful place to explore the history of Lycoming County and to gain experience in the historical and educational field. Every year, the Museum takes in high school and college students as interns, who are able to get real world experience with historical artifacts and written materials in a museum setting..
Each year, a mystery artifact from the Thomas T. Taber Museum of the Lycoming County Historical Society is brought to the Lycoming County Fair for a guessing game.
The Lycoming County Historical Society hosted a stand at the Lycoming County Fair for a week in July, 2021. Again this year a mystery artifact was displayed.
The Taber Museum hosted a Society Program on Sunday, June 20, 2021 at which talented artist and good friend of the Museum Catheal Weiser spoke about the time-honored craft of pysanky, based on the traditional decorating of Easter eggs
YesterShoppe! indoor yard sale at the Taber Museum took place on June 12-13, 2021
The Taber Museum held a lecture on the culture of coffee and coffee tasting at its Coffee Hour on Thursday, June 10, 2021.
The Taber Museum has recently acquired a needlework sampler made by Jane Morison of Pine Creek Township, Lycoming County. The sampler was made in 1826 and reveals a high proficiency in executing various stitches.
The Taber Museum hosted Rosemary Nevil Holmes for a demonstration of spring flower arrangement.
The Taber Museum participated in a Williamsport First Saturday event on May 1. The stand featured information about upcoming events, as well as children's activities.
The Lycoming County Historical Society conducted its annual business meeting on April 25, 2021. The membership elected officers, elected board members, honored volunteers and announced its 2021 Student Historian.
The contents of the cornerstone from the recently-sold Seventh Day Adventist Church in South Williamsport are now on display at the Thomas T. Taber Museum of the Lycoming County Historical Society, 858 West Fourth Street.
The Taber Museum will reopen for touring on Sundays, 1pm until 4pm, beginning May 2, 2021. It will remain open on Sundays through the end of October.
Montoursville High School Senior Isabella Taylor was selected as 2021 Richard L. and Miriam L (Swan) Mix Student Historian.
The Taber Museum's role is to preserve the history of Lycoming County, and most of our supporters are local folks. But what about those who grew up here and moved away? Do their memories of this area stay with them?
The Taber presented a lecture on “Cooking, Baking and Food Preserving from Hearth to Stove” at its Thursday, April 8, 2021 Coffee Hour
Taber Museum offered a unique display for the connoisseur of smell - the Voodoo Lily in the spring of 2021.
The Taber Museum hosted a workshop for children focusing on the colonial craft of fraktur on March 13, 2021.
The Taber Museum hosted a demonstration of apple cider making as its first Coffee Hour of the 2021 season.
The Taber Museum has on display several pieces of African Art from the Turner-Wilburn Family Collection, to celebrate Black history month.