Stories about "What's In a Lewiston Name"
What’s in a Name: Montello

Friday, June 17, 2022 4:12 pm

A residential area just north of campus, Montello is the name of a street, a rise of land familiar to generations of Bates joggers, and once home to two commercial mineral springs.

What’s in a Lewiston Name: Thorne

Thursday, October 21, 2021 12:20 pm

The name "Thorne" goes deep into Lewiston history, providing half the name of the nearby Thorncrag Nature Sanctuary.

What’s in a Lewiston Name: Sabattus

Friday, August 13, 2021 10:47 am

This occasional BatesNews feature explores the stories, facts, and figments behind common place names in the Lewiston-Auburn area.

What’s in a Lewiston name: Luiggi’s

Thursday, February 25, 2021 9:34 am

A favorite Bates haunt since the 1950s, Luiggi’s Pizzeria is named for its founder, Luiggi Carmine Talarico.

What’s in a Bates Name: Libbey

Friday, November 8, 2019 11:15 am

Dedicated 110 years ago, Libbey Forum was donated to Bates by Lewiston mill owner and entrepreneur W. Scott Libbey.

What’s in a Lewiston Name: Frye

Tuesday, October 2, 2018 3:22 pm

Home to cozy student houses, a hopping social scene, and the campus coffeehouse, Frye Street is named for an illustrious Lewiston family.

What’s in a Lewiston Name: Pettengill (or Pettingill?)

Friday, August 31, 2018 7:38 am

Here’s your guide to all names Pettengill and Pettingill, a Bates building, street, and park.

What’s in a Name: Tree Streets

Thursday, June 28, 2018 2:36 pm

The downtown Lewiston neighborhood where streets have names like Oak and Maple is dubbed “the tree streets.”

What’s in a Lewiston Name: Kennedy

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 4:37 pm

Then-candidate John F. Kennedy visited Lewiston in November 1960. Three years later, the city named its downtown park after the slain president.

What’s In a Lewiston Name: Androscoggin

Thursday, August 3, 2017 4:30 pm

"Androscoggin," the name of Lewiston's river and county, is the contemporary word describing a Native American tribe that lived here.

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