News & Events

What's New at the Taber Museum?

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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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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.
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The Taber Museum hosted a lecture by Dr. Christopher Pearl of Lycoming College on Thursday, March 12, 2020 on the making of American Independence
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The theme of “Made in Pennsylvania” has been chosen as the theme for the 2020 Lecture Series.
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Judith Bower and Rachel Buedel join the Lycoming County Historical Society Board of Governors.
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The Winter 2019-20 edition of the Journal of the Lycoming County Historical Society has been released
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Taber Museum's portrait of Charles Low was recently meticulously restored, and now hangs in the Fine Arts Gallery.
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“When the Circus Comes to Town” was the theme of the 2019 holiday exhibit at the Taber Museum.
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The Taber Museum held a candy making workshop for children on December 14, with Rich Nornhold.
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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.
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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.
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The Taber Museum was a hub of activity on November 23-24, as a part of the Victorian Christmas tour and the Will Huffman Toy Train Expo.
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The Taber Museum held a children’s plastics workshop on November 16.
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The Museum was the scene of a session of Quizzo, with Jon Mackey, in November, 2019.
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The Taber Museum hosted local historian Rich Nornhold who discussed the tradition of clear candy making with a look at some of the metal molds that were used
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The Taber Museum 2019 Holiday Exhibit is "When the Circus Comes to Town..." a celebration of all things related to the American circus experience.
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The Taber Museum hosted a Society Program on Sunday, October 27, 2019 that featured Steve Mihaly on “Marketing the Presidency: A Visual Tour of 125 Years of Presidential Artifacts.”
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“Romanov or Rip Off” was the intriguing title of an October 20 Society Program presented by Gary Smith, of Smith’s Jewelers in Montoursville.
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The seventh 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 Della Hutchison speaking on “Illuminated Manuscripts: Book Arts of the Middle Ages” for its October Coffee Hour.