AUBURN — Local historian John Henderson will present a program, “Irish Women in L/A,” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 25, at the Androscoggin Historical Society, on the third floor of the County Building, corner of Court and Turner streets (use the Court Street entrance.)

In keeping with the St. Patrick’s Day season and Women’s History Month, Henderson will look at the lives of Irish women in Lewiston and Auburn from 1850 onward.

There is no admission charge; donations to the Historical Society will be accepted.

Henderson, who lives in Auburn, is a graduate of the Maine Maritime Academy graduate logistics management program, and holds bachelors degrees in political science and German studies from the University of Southern Maine. He is a member of the Androscoggin Historical Society, Maine Historical Society and the Irish American Club of Maine. He has authored two books, “Early Murphy Descendants of Mary Hurley and James McCarthy” and “Androscoggin Irish.”

Henderson has conducted several walking tours of Irish Auburn and Irish Lewiston, as well as of Mount Hope Cemetery, under sponsorship of the Androscoggin Historical Society.


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