Androscoggin Historical Society

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Do you need a speaker for your organization’s meeting? The Androscoggin Historical Society sponsors a “Speakers Bureau” to help with this. Consider the topics listed below. Then contact AHS by telephone or email. We will provide contact information, and you then can make arrangements directly with the potential speaker. John Henderson • The Irish in Androscoggin County: Paddy On the Job • Mayor and Congressman: Daniel McGillicuddy • Irish Businessmen on Lisbon Street • Bringing Ireland to the Androscoggin: Irish Patches in Lewiston and Auburn • The Experience of Irish Women in Lewiston & Auburn • Anti-Catholic Nativism in Lewiston & Auburn • Historic Architectural Styles of Maine: Lewiston and Auburn Examples Doug Hodgkin • The “Unknown” Edward Little • The Flood of 1896: A Tale of Two Bridges • The Grange (Patrons of Husbandry): The Rise and Fall of a Farmers’ Organization • Managing the Poor in Lewiston before the Civil War • Winter in Lewiston-Auburn in the 19th Century • The History of the Androscoggin Historical Society • A Grand Trip Through Lewiston’s History • Boomtown! Lewiston after the Civil War • L-A Civil War Monuments • Lewiston & Auburn Railroad Company • Local Party Upheaval: Pre-Civil War Realignments • When Presidents Came to Town: Lewiston & Auburn • The State Steal: The Maine Election for Governor in 1879 Bev Robbins • Grave Matters: Mourning practices in the Victorian era • "The Black Robe Regiment": the influence of the clergy on the Revolutionary War Lin Wright • "Death to him was sudden': David Green of Minot and the 1840 Lexington steamboat disaster" • "Adams to Adams: the pastors of the Congregational Church in Danville at Lewiston Falls" • "Addressing Poverty: The Association for Aged Indigent Women in Portland, Maine" • "Spirit in the Groves: Empire Grove, Asbury Grove and the 19th century camp meeting movement"

Speakers Bureau


Learn more on how to book your speaker now by calling 207-784-0586 or emailing us at:


Androscoggin Historical Society

2 Turner St., #8, (County Bldg)

Auburn, ME 04210


Phone 207-784-0586



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