© 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, July 4th Ringing of the Bells and December Holiday Celebration. Shop in our gift shop. Enjoy history. We’ll be happy to see you.
"WINTER LIGHTS" -- LET THE HOLIDAYS BEGIN!
Santa and the Grinch, lighting of the Great Tree, parade, food vendors, music, walk-in snow globe and more, all on Downer Pl.
AND THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY'S FIRST-EVER Local authors night Meet Jo Fredell Higgins (Legendary Locals) Dave Hipp (Industrial Aurora) Nancy Hopp (Ruth VanSickle Ford biography) Steve Solarz (East-West Football Rivalry) All books available in the Museum Store
Friday, November 21, 2014 5-8pm 20 E. Downer Pl.
Start your holiday shopping in our Museum Store. Members save 10% -- join today!
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 . . .