Minot native will be focus of presentation

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MINOT — The Minot Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 13, at the Minot Town Office. David Sargent will be the guest speaker. Sargent, a native of Auburn, is author of “River Views,” a twice monthly column of Androscoggin Valley history in the Lewiston Sun Journal.

He was a general assignment reporter for the Lewiston Daily Sun in the 1960s and he founded, edited and published Business Focus, a monthly news journal, in the 1990s.

Sargent will speak on the life of one of Minot’s notable citizens, Crosby Noyes. Noyes was born and raised in Center Minot. As a young man, he went to New York City and became a correspondent. Later, he moved to Washington, D.C., where he became owner of the Washington Star.

Society meetings are open to everyone and refreshments will be served. For more information, contact President Hester Gilpatric at 345-3040.

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