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Waubonsee Community College Students
CYNTHIA PIROK
BRIAN PRUSKO
DAVE FENZEL
TIM MESCHER

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Welcome to the Aurora Historical Society!

Giving the past a future! In continuous operation since 1906, the Aurora Historical Society is one of the oldest institutions in the Chicagoland area. Come tour the 1857 Tanner House, visit our changing exhibits at the David L. Pierce Art and History Center or make an appointment to do research at our History Center. Enjoy our special events such as lectures, cocktail parties for exhibit openings, July 4th Ringing of the Bells and December Holiday Celebration. Shop in our gift shop. Enjoy history. We’ll be happy to see you.

 

COMING EVENTS

SUNDAY IN THE PARLOR
October 19, 2014    1:30pm
"Victorian Funeral and Mourning Practices"
Presentation by curator Jennifer Putzier
Tanner House, 305 Cedar St. 60506
$5, seniors and students $3, AHS members and children under 5 free.
LIMITED SPACE, PLEASE CALL 630-897-9029 for a reservation

SUNDAY LECTURE
November 2, 2014 2:00pm
"The History of Medicine in Kane County"
Speaker will be Wayne Polek, M.D. of the Kane County Medical Society
Piece Art and History Center, 20 E. Downer Pl. 60505
$5, AHS members $3

"WINTERLIGHTS" -- TREE LIGHTING AT THE GAR HALL; HOLIDAY STREET MARKET
November 21, 2014 5-7pm
Start your holiday shopping in our Museum Store!


Video Histories Of Local Families

Produced by the Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley, these short videos capture the history of local philanthropy. Click here to view these videos or visit the Community Foundation website.