The Thomas T. Taber Museum of the Lycoming County Historical Society, 858 W. Fourth St., has kicked off its annual membership drive.
Accredited by the American Association of Museums, the historical society's Taber Museum is a private not-for-profit educational organization whose mission is to discover, collect, preserve and interpret the heritage of northcentral Pennsylvania.
It is the largest and most comprehensive historical museum in the region.
Within the museum, the history of the region unfolds beginning with its geological formation several hundred million years ago and continuing into 20th century industry and life.
The story is told through exhibit galleries and period rooms on two levels.
The historical society also serves the community by offering historical programs, publications and research services. Membership is open to all individuals, families, businesses and corporations at varying rates according to the level of membership.
Historical society members receive many benefits including unlimited free admission to the museum and its exhibits, free guest passes according to membership level, a bi-monthly newsletter and an annual journal with articles about local history.
Businesses and corporations receive additional yearly benefits.