News & Events

What's New at the Taber Museum?

Are you ready to go exploring at the Taber Museum? Kids age 12 and under can visit the Museum for free by completing the Taber Kids Challenge.
Catheal Weiser led a workshop for children focusing on the colonial craft of soap-making on Saturday, November 21, 2020.
On Thursday, November 12, 2020 author Elaine M. Decker spoke at a Taber Museum coffee hour about the Great Williamsport Fire of 1871
We reluctantly closed the summer exhibit on Sunday, September 27. The successful exhibit featured twenty-five vintage motorcycles.
In celebration of Hallowe’en and ghosts, ghouls and goblins, the Taber Museum presented an afternoon of ‘Spooky Tales with storyteller Jonathan Kruk.
The annual Yestershoppe yard sale took place on October 2-3, 2020. Sales supported the Taber Museum.
Coffee Hour: Show and tell about your Pennsylvania made items.
Taber Museum Releases Annual Collectors’ Baseball Pin in honor of 2020, the year that ‘wasn’t’.
In conjunction with the summer vintage motorcycle exhibit, ‘Fast’ Eddie Fisher signed autographs and reminisced with folks at the Taber Museum on September 12.
After a long hiatus, the Taber Museum resumed its lecture series on September 10, with Susquehanna Riverkeeper John Zaktansky.
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.