News & Events

What's New at the Taber Museum?

The Taber Museum has two intern-volunteers for the summer of 2019, assisting with museum projects.
Taber Museum Releases its 2019 Collectors’ Baseball Pin - Nellie Tallman
In a series of events on June 20, 2019, the Lycoming County Historical Society commemorated the 200th anniversary of the death of Michael Ross, founder of Williamsport.
The Taber Museum hosted Rich Nornhold, who talked about the development of the Pennsylvania Long Rifle as produced in the Susquehanna Valley.
LCHS Executive Director Gary Parks presented a lecture on needlework samplers on June 13, 2019.
Taber Museum finds support through giant yard sale.
Deb Parsons presented a lecture on the history of glass and a demonstration with hot glass.
Quizzo was back at the Taber Museum in May 2019.
Susan Baker recounted the history of the artist-cartoonist Rose O’Neill, who developed the well-loved character of the Kewpie.
The LCHS is pleased to welcome James Campbell to its Board of Governors.
The LCHS Annual meeting took place on the evening of May 5. The members selected officers, elected Board members, heard reports and recognized accomplishments.
The Richard L. and Miriam L. (Swan) Mix Student Historian Award winner of 2019 is Paeton Peluso.
Dewey Oakes was recognized as volunteer of the year for 2019.
The Taber Museum is offering a unique display for the connoisseur of smell- the Voodoo Lily.
The Taber Museum held a Coffee Hour on Thursday, April 11, 2019 with a broom-making demonstration by sisters Barbara Barrett and Deb Lutz.
The Thomas T. Taber Museum of the Lycoming County Historical Society held a reception featuring the authors of a special issue of West Branch Life, “Women of Distinction ”, Volume 2, on Sunday, April 7, 2019. Mary Sieminski, along with co-author Janet Hurlbert spoke about the publication and then autographed copies.
The Taber Museum launched its 2019 Lecture Series on Thursday, March 14, with a Coffee Hour,featuring guest speaker Don Rash who shared with the visitors the art of bookbinding.
Thomas Jefferson (portrayed by Thomas Pitz) was back to the Taber talking about his life experiences
Flappers and gangsters returned to Farrington Place on the evening of Saturday, February 16, 2019, for a night of gaming, drinking and eating while raising money for the Lycoming County Historical Society.
For a summer exhibit at the Taber Museum, the Director is seeking the loan of needlework samplers made before 1850 and made by someone from Lycoming County or surrounding counties.