Androscoggin Historical Society

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Alnộbak - A Story of Indigenous People of Androscoggin County

A pictorial sesquicentennial history, 1854-2004. This book documents a few of the Indian people who have actively participated in the last 200 years of our areas history.

Hardcover $8.49

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Androscoggin County, Maine

A pictorial sesquicentennial history, 1854-2004. 192 pages of interesting photos and heritage details written by local historians. Includes a 16-page color section, "County Gallery"

Hardcover $11.95

Adventures in Maine History

A guide to period houses, museums, and collections of Maine's historical societies.


Historic Lewiston Series -

Its Government

The beginnings of the city's government and includes the biography of its mayors from 1863 to 1980. $6.75



Historic Lewiston Series -

Its Fire Department

Published in 1989, it covers early firefighting to modern communications systems.



Historic Lewiston Series -

Bales to Bedspreads

A pictorial account of the processes used by Bates Manufacturing Company.





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Elwin E. Additon, Progressive Farmer and Politician

Local historian Douglas Hodgkin has written another biography – this time about a member of his own family. Hodgkin’s great grandfather, a farmer, local civic leader, and Androscoggin County politician, is the subject of this new book. $11.95

Connecting Maine's Capitals by Stagecoach

Chapters include: Building Roads from Boston; Forming the Stage Lines; Taverns, Inns, and Hotels. Black and white photographs, maps, charts along with color photographs throughout. Paperback. 260 pages. $25.00


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Auburn, ME 04210


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