News & Events

What's New at the Taber Museum?

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The Will Huffman Toy Train Expo drew large crowds to the Taber Museum, as a part of the 2018 Victorian Christmas celebration.
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The Taber Museum presented lecture by Jarrad Jones, proprietor of VRIL Company, a company that specializes in customized and tailored uniforms, focusing on the military uniforms of World Wars I & II.
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The Lycoming County Historical Society hosted Melissa Hancock and Jonathan Schau, speaking on the similarities between Muncy Farms resident Henry Brock and Jay Gatsby, the main character of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby on October 31, 2018.
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The Taber Museum hosted a Society Program on Sunday, October 21, 2018, that featured a lecture on the Titanic by Tom Badman. He also displayed artifacts associated with the Titanic and its sister ships the Oceanic and the Britannic.
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Quizzo at the Taber returned for an October session.
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The sixth annual Richard L. and Miriam L. Swan Mix Student Historian Award competition invites seniors attending schools in Lycoming County to submit an essay which describes and interprets an object, artifact, or an exhibit displayed at the Historical Society's Taber Museum. The winner will be awarded a cash prize of $500.
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The Taber Museum hosted a Society Program on Sunday, September 16, featuring William E. Fischer, Jr. on the history of World War I aviation.
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Students from Lycoming County middle and high schools recently attended a week-long art camp to study Acrylic Painting: Abstract to Non-Objective.
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The Taber Museum hosted‘Abigail Geisinger’ at its September 2018 Coffee Hour. Reenactor Meg Geffken portrayed Mrs. Geisinger.
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The Taber Museum hosted a Society Program on August 19, featuring the River Valley Quintet in a medley of music that included well-known tunes by Irving Berlin, John Philip Sousa, Scott Joplin, and George M. Cohan.
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TheTaber Museum hosted ‘Bottles & Brews VI’ on Friday, August 10, 2018. It was a night of beer (and more), food and fun in the Museum.
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Our History Day Campers enjoyed a week focused on the Civil War and 19th Century Life.
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The Lycoming County Historical Society was at the 2018 Lycoming County Fair with "guess the historical artifact."
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Nancy Schaff recounted the history of the 314th Infantry, 79th Division which served as part of the American Expeditionary Forces during World War I, to a packed house.
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The Taber Museum has four intern-volunteers for the summer of 2018, and what a dynamic and accomplished group they are.
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The museum has recently acquired a David Armstrong Limited Edition Print, “Clayton Holt”, numbered ‘94/1475’.
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Local attorney Austin White has recently joined the Board of Governors.
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The Taber Museum’s summer exhibit highlights a number of quilts created recently by local quilters, many of whom are members of the Susquehanna Valley Quilt Guild.
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The Lycoming County Historical Society hosted reenactor David Shuey as 'Black Jack' Pershing on Sunday, June 17, 2018. General 'Black Jack' Pershing was a key figure in World War I.
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The Lycoming County Historical Society hosted a group of quilters on Thursday, June 14, 2018 who spoke about the centennial of the conflict of WWI and the quilts many of them produced honoring the service of their relatives.