"Thanksgiving Song"
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by Ancora imparo. 2013.

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Happy 175th Birthday, Aurora!

Current Feature: Andy Aurora

Who is that dapper gent behind the giant red letter A, giving the *proud-to-be* sign and proclaiming he’s from Aurora, Illinois? It’s Andy Aurora, a character concocted by Aurora city officials and used during the mid-1960s as a statement of pride and optimism in the town . . . Read more

 See the Andy video . . .

Songs for Aurora

"Songs for Aurora", an new album of music showcasing Aurora's history and character, was released in February, 2012 by Bradley Green and his eponymously named band, Bradley Keven Green.
Click here to learn more about the music, and the music man.
 

175th Anniversary Poster

Drawing on elements from Aurora's 1937 centennial graphic, the new Demisemiseptcentennial poster celebrates Aurora's 175th anniversary.
Prints available in the gift shop.
Click here to see the poster and to learn about it's creation and the symbolism behind it . . .

Videos:

Click on the links to the right to see our Demisemiseptcentennial video and "The City of Lights (Is My Hometown)", performed by Dylan Green.

In the Gift Shop

Click here to view Aurora 175th Anniversary memorabilia available in the AHS Gift Shop, located in the David L. Pierce Art and History Center.