Welcome to the Androscoggin Historical Society

Established in 1923

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:

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, Douglas Hodgkin, President
Telephone: 207-784-0586
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The Androscoggin Historical Society
for as little as $20 for a full year.

Click on the link above to open the membership form.
Print, fill out the requested information,
and mail to the address provided.

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