© 2011 AURORA HISTORICAL SOCIETY
WEB SITE DESIGN & DEVELOPMENT
Waubonsee Community College Students
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, Death Comes to the Tanner House (Halloween) or celebrations of major holidays. Shop in our gift shop. Enjoy history. We’ll be happy to see you.
-my first date in Aurora
-my first car in Aurora
-my favorite musicalgroup in Aurora (Aurora singers, bands, orchestras, etc. only)
-my first job in Aurora
-my 3 most-outstanding high school memories in Aurora
-what I thought about Aurora at the time, and what my friends thought
-where my family shopped in Aurora for food, clothing, cars, hardware, etc.
-favorite foods at my house in Aurora
-what I hated (fill in the blank) about Aurora and why
-what I loved (fill in the blank) about Aurora and why
-other topics as suggested
Aurora's 175th Anniversary Year - 2012
Click here to visit the anniversary page and learn about the exciting things that happened in 2012
Aurora Story -
A comprehensive exhibit of 175 years of Aurora history . . .
Stirred, Not Shaken: Italian
Friday, October 4
An opening reception for a mini-exhibit of Italian impact on Aurora’s history.
Exhibit runs through November 1.