Welcome to the Androscoggin Historical Society

Established in 1923



News release from the Androscoggin Historical Society




Irish Women of L/A


March. 25: Irish Women of L/A

In keeping with the St. Patrick's Day season and Women's History Month, local historian John Henderson will look at the lives of Irish women in Lewiston and Auburn from 1850 onward. 7 p.m. AHS


Our Mission Statement
The purposes of the Society shall be: the discovery, preservation, and dissemination
of knowledge about the history of Androscoggin County and the State of Maine.
More particularly, they shall be:


AHS BEGINNINGS
The Androscoggin Historical and Antiquarian Society, as it was first called, was conceived on June 10, 1922, at a meeting of the Mary Dillingham Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. The meeting was an outing held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Bryant in South Lewiston, a colonial home containing many historical items. It's reported that talk turned to preserving such relics and that Mrs. Helen Frye White and Mrs. Alice Frye Briggs, daughters of Senator William P. Frye, expressed the need for a place where their father's valuable collection could be safely kept. This was not idle talk, for at its next meeting, ... Read more

County Court House

Court Street Door, County Building, Auburn, Maine 04210-5978
Hours: Wed., Thurs., 1:00-4:30 PM; Fri., 1:00-4:00 PM
E-mail: Androscoggin Historical Society, David Colby Young, President
Telephone: 207-784-0586 or 786-2129
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