Taber Museum to tour the Sones Farm Museum

MUNCY – The Thomas T. Taber Museum of the Lycoming County Historical Society will host a field trip to the Sones Farm and Home Museum, 92 Industrial Park Road, on June 1.

The tour, given by proprietors Oliver and Mary Sones, will begin at 10 a.m. and last approximately 1 1/2 hours.

Cost is $3 per adult, children 10 to 17 are $2 and children under 10 are free.

There must be 20 registrations to qualify for the reduced adult price.

Visitors are advised to bring a sweater with them and will meet at the Sones Museum at 9:45 a.m.

The displays are housed in an 1868 overshot, hand-hewn timber and wooden-pinned, bank barn.

Among the many exhibits are Doc Lundy’s veterinary clinic, a cobbler’s shoemaking area, a 1903 Millville Mail Sleigh and a Claster Lumber Co. delivery wagon.

Also a number of tools relating to butchering, fence-making, logging, railroads, milk and butter production are featured along with a pea huller, a corn sheller and a Sprout Waldron corn cob crusher.

Send a check or money order to: LCHS, 858 W. Fourth St., Williamsport, PA 17701, by May 29. Include name, address, telephone number or email address.