What's New at the Taber Museum?
The Board of Governors approved Brad Hall as its newest member at its August meeting.
The Taber Museum's first Junior Historian was Mariah Mumford of Montoursville.
Earlier in 2020, the Board of Governors approved the hiring of a development director, to assist the Museum with fundraising.The search for a qualified candidate has now begun.
The Lycoming County Historical Society is now a member group of WAT, the local branch of the South Jersey Federal Credit Union, meaning that all current and future members of LCHS are eligible for membership.
The LCHS Board of Governors has a new look after the 2020 annual meeting in May. Joining the Board: Sara Kiehl, Lindsey Harner, Mary Holstein and Seth Burch.
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.
Coffee Hour Features John Dewald on Scrimshaw and Powder Horns AND a Mini-concert by the Williamsport Music Club
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.