News & Events

What's New at the Taber Museum?

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.
The Taber Museum hosted a workshop for children focusing on the making of Valentines with calligraphy on Saturday, February 6, 2021
The Winter 2020-21 edition of the Journal of the Lycoming County Historical Society has been released
Recently, the moving team of Larry Fryda and Marc Pompeo, accompanied by Museum Director Gary Parks, journeyed to Chester County to retrieve a dining table that once belonged to William Hepburn. It was donated by Harold Matus and Karen Carski.
George Logue passed away on October 30, 2012. In 2020, his family donated Mr. Logue’s extensive collection of Erector Sets to the Lycoming County Historical Society.
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.