Three centuries ago, French traders established this small, but important site in what is now Lewiston.
Today, Canadians remember William Lyon Mackenzie in a variety of ways, which often differ from how Americans view this controversial figure.
Scottish immigrant-turned-reformer, William Lyon Mackenzie, attempted to effect changes in Upper Canada's government by attempting to set up his own country--with a little help from the neighbors.
Colonel James McKay, a British Army officer and Scotsman, began construction on his home at Prospect Hill.
The 13th U.S. Infantry regiment was stationed at Fort Porter from the mid-1840's through 1926.
With the signing of the U.N. Charter in San Francisco in June 1945, the race was on to find a suitable location for the organization’s headquarters. And hundreds of cities from around the United States—and the world—sought to plead their case.
Lewiston retains a fierce pride in its history, and we present an engaging look at the village over the past century and a half, courtesy of the Historical Association of Lewiston.