Exploring the history of Mount David & Davis Cemetery

Today, there are many physical remnants of early Lewiston, but few¬†as reverently preserved as Davis Cemetery, which stands on a rounded corner of Sabattus Street near Bates College. A darkly etched tombstone in the center of the cemetery states: “Amos Davis 1741-1815 … This ground was given by him to this town for a burial […]

Introducing Life on the Androscoggin

Life on the Androscoggin is a bi-monthly photojournalism blog highlighting the rich history of the county, with a particular focus on Maine’s twin cities, Lewiston and Auburn (L/A). In the 496 square miles that encompass Androscoggin County, there are over 100 buildings, sites or objects listed on the National Register of Historic Places and one National Historic Landmark. That’s a superfluity of history!