February 15: One Year Later

 A commemoration of the tragedy on February 15, 2019, at the Henry Pratt Company in Aurora. …

Cheer up, Spring is coming…

…according to our inimitable Blanford Clock. Little-known fact: although also an example of William Blanford’s fine…

Aurora Historical Society sees a retirement and an election of new board member

The Aurora Historical Society has announced the retirement of a long-time Board of Trustees member and…

Old Map + New Restaurant = Good Times Ahead

Fred Gore, General Manager of Stolp Island Social, welcomed historical society stalwarts Mary Clark Ormond and…

The Beacon-News: Participants go all out for displays at Aurora’s historic Tanner House

Visit The Beacon-News’ site to read David Sharos’ article on the visitor favorites of the Tanner…

Popular Vote Winners: Tanner House Holidays 2019

The Peanuts Gang, the crew of the starship U.S.S. Enterprise and the Cratchit family of Victorian…

Photo: There’s my dad!

Jeff Nila recently dropped by the Gift Shop to pick up a copy of our 2020…

Happy 2020 New Year: New Year’s Calling

A feature of New Year's Day in Aurora in Victorian times was making social calls on…

Aurora Sunrise Whiskey Glass

Aurora Historical Society calendars and membership sale

The Vintage Aurora Calendar for 2020, produced by the Aurora Historical Society, is a look back…

Tanner House Holidays 2019 Schedule

The Beacon-News: Holiday rooms at Tanner House in Aurora win awards

Head to The Beacon-News’ site for an article on the 2019 Tanner House Holidays Victoria Awards.