What's New at the Taber Museum?
Former Board President named volunteer of the year for his fundraising efforts.
The 2018 Lycoming County Historical Society annual meeting took place on April 22. The members elected the Board of Governors and officers, approved a budget, met the student historian and volunteer of the year and were entertained by barbershoppers.
Williamsport High School senior, Juliet Jacques was named winner of the 2018 Richard L. and Miriam L (Swan) Mix Student Historian Award, at the Lycoming County Historical Society Annual Meeting, on April 22.
The Winter 2017-18 Journal of the LCHS has been issued. Features: Reverend Baird’s Test of Faith, Christmas Eve Tragedy at Second Baptist Church in Newberry, Merriman & Merriman Lumber Company, Entrepreneurial Families in Lycoming County, Area Woman a WWI Navy Yeoman, Luba’s World War II Timeline: The Chronicle of Displaced Persons from Camp to Freedom, Allegheny Airlines Flight 371, and, Williamsport, Not By Chance Or Intent But By Necessity.
The.Taber Museum hosted Nancy Neuman and Bruce Teeple on Thursday, April 12, 2018, who addressed the events leading up to the acceptance of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote.
Lorena Beniquez captured the oral and physical history of the anthracite region in Lost Coal Country of Northeastern Pennsylvania, as she lectured in a Society event.
The recent Raise the Region campaign raised $2825 for the Taber Museum.
A number of students have joined the Taber Musuem for the Spring 2018 semester to learn about the workings of a museum.
The Lycoming County business community was at the Taber Museum on Thursday, February 22, for a Chamber of Commerce PM Exchange event.
The Shutterbugs 'Anything Goes' Photography Show opened at the Taber Museum on February 2.
The Taber Museum featured the miniature room settings created by Becky Bird in the exhibit, Honey, I Shrunk the Rooms at the Taber. Which was the favorite?
The theme of this year’s Lecture Series will focus on the era of World War I, as the 100th anniversary of the end of the war approaches.
The Lycoming County Historical Society featured the musical group, the New Horizons at its December Coffee Hour
The Historical Society’s Lecture Series focused on ‘Communities’ for the 2017 season, combining Coffee Hours (Thursday mornings, March through June, September through December) with Society Programs (Sunday afternoons, May through October). A total of fourteen lectures were presented throughout the year.
The Thomas T. Taber Museum will be featuring exquisitely-rendered miniature room settings as its holiday offering this year. Young and old, female and male, child or childlike, will enjoy approximately ninety room settings created by Williamsport native Becky Bird.
The weekend before Thanksgiving was anything but slow at the Taber Museum. Not only was the Museum one of the stops on the Preservation Williamsport Victorian Christmas tour, but the Community Room was alive the sounds of toy trains from the Will Huffman Toy Train Expo.
The newly acquired Tall Case Clock was purchased by the Williamsport National Bank for the Board Room of the Bank in 1918. It was through the generosity of the BB&T Bank that the clock now resides permanently at the Lycoming County Historical Society.
The Taber Museum has accepted a gift from James Messner of Williamsport, of a 1926 Studebaker . The vehicle is on display at Williamsport's Peter Herdic Transportation Museum.
Through the generosity of Mrs. Joyce Lundy Rhodes and her brother Dr. Donald R. Lundy, Jr., the Lycoming County Historical Society has received a number of items from the former veterinary office of the senior Dr. Lundy.
The lobby of Williamsport City Hall now contains a display of "Harvest" themed articles from the collection of the Taber Museum.