Harley-Davidson vs Indian Wars - Through Sept 20

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Live the Life of a Millionaire at the Taber Museum.

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Visit the Shempp Model Train Exhibit.

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Lumbering's Impact on the Region

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Explore the Rich History of the Region

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Spotlight by Olyn LeRoy from the Noun ProjectSpotlight by Olyn LeRoy from the Noun Project In the SPOTLIGHT!

Summer Exhibit
Museum Reopening
Commemorative book and calendar for the summer exhibit, "Harley-Davidson vs Indian Wars"

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858 West Fourth Street
Williamsport, PA 17701


Tue - Fri:
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Sat: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sun (May 1 to Oct. 31): 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Closed Monday


Adults: $9.50
Seniors (ages 65+): $7.50
Children (ages 3-12): $6.00
Families: $25.00 (Up to 2 adults + children ages 3-12)
Blue Star Museum,
AAA & Military discounts are available. NARM member.

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Little Known Taber Treasurers

The Taber Museum owns a very stylish automobile, a 1926 Studebaker five passenger Sedan, courtesy of James and Pat Messner. The car was owned and restored by Jim’s father, the late Fred Messner.
Sylvania Products began in 1924, making radio tubes in the Emporium, PA area. By 1942, they had gotten into the photography flash business, and opened a plant in Montoursville for developing, testing, and manufacturing flashbulbs, and later flashcubes, used all over the world.
In 1947, at the Karlton Theater on Pine Street, Williamsport, approximately 20 young women competed in the Miss Greater Williamsport pageant. The winner was Dorothy Gresh, who graduated from Williamsport High School that very year. She went on to the Miss Pennsylvania pageant.

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Happenings at the Taber Museum!

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Jun 18, 2020, 10:52 PM
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.
Jun 9, 2020, 10:52 PM
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.
Jun 1, 2020, 10:52 PM
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".
May 19, 2020, 10:52 PM
The Lycoming County Historical Society conducted its first ever virtual Annual Meeting - not ideal, but it worked, Here is the report!
May 12, 2020, 10:52 PM
Montoursville Senior Alexandria McKenna has been named as the winner of the 2020 Richard L. and Miriam L. (Swan) Mix Student Historian Award.

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Now Featured in the Museum Store

Bundle of "Harley-Davidson vs. Indian Wars" Official Exhibit Book and Calendar

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"Harley-Davidson vs. Indian Wars" Official Exhibit Book

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Harley Davidson vs. Indian Wars 18 Month Calendar

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Journal of the LCHS - 2019-20 Winter

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Williamsport: The Grit Photograph Collection (Images of America Series)

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