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‘Mark Twain’ to make an appearance at Taber Museum

PHOTO PROVIDED Robb Warren will portray author Mark Twain at the Thomas T. Taber Museum on July 17.

“Mark Twain,” as portrayed by Robb Warren, will appear at the Thomas T. Taber Museum of the Lycoming County Historical Society on Sunday, July 17, at 2 p.m. in the museum’s Community Room. The program is free and open to the public, according to a press release.

Robb Warren, a graduate of Lock Haven University, started acting at a young age. In 1976, he was in the Bicentennial Pageant at Bowman field. Through high school and college, he was in many musicals and acted the lead in many plays. After College he landed a job at Colonial Williamsburg where he was an Historical Interpreter and a Character Interpreter. Roles included Thomas Jefferson whom he has portrayed for over 30 years, which included an appearance on The History Channel. After retiring from Colonial Williamsburg, he moved to Norfolk to work on The Battleship Wisconsin and pursue the role of Mark Twain. He is happy to be coming home to Williamsport to perform once again.

As the afternoon performance coincides with the third Sunday of the month, the museum will be open with free admission. The third Sunday of each month, May through October, features free admission. The Lecture Series combines the Sunday afternoon programs with Thursday morning Coffee Hours.

Located at 858 W. Fourth St., Williamsport, the Thomas T. Taber Museum of the Lycoming County Historical Society provides a history of the region with information about Native American culture, frontier exploration, the development of the Pennsylvania canal, immigration during the 19th century, and the logging and lumbering era of the nineteenth century. The Taber Museum also houses the world-class Larue Shempp Model Train Collection. The museum is open for touring Tuesdays through Fridays, 9:30 a.m. until 4 p.m.; Saturdays, 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. and Sundays, 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. There is ample parking behind the museum and along the street. For further information, please contact the museum at 570-326-3326 or visit our website at www.tabermuseum.org.

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