In Memoriam: Robert Cutter

Robert B. Cutter, a friend of the Aurora Historical Society, passed away on October 7, 2019.

The Beacon-News: Built like a fortress, Lincoln Masonic Temple is now destroyed. ‘It’s always a sad day’ when history is lost.

Visit The Beacon-News’ site to read Denise Crosby’s article Built like a fortress, Lincoln Masonic Temple…

QUILTS: Art, History, Community

Two dozen quilts were chosen from our substantial collection, ranging from the middle 1800s through today.…

Ticket: Quilts & Quilting As Communication (10/27/19 @ 3 pm)

Laura McDowell Hopper, a historian, curator, writer and quilter, will speak about quilts and quilting at…

Final Children’s Tour of Summer 2019

On September 15, 2019, Docent Mike Bryant guides kids through making a do-it-yourself Victorian toy in…

The Beacon-News: Roots festival lets Aurora celebrate its diversity

Visit The Beacon-News’ website to read David Sharos’ article on the 2019 Roots Aurora festival.

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2019 Roots Aurora Cultural Champions Awarded

The Aurora Historical Society presented the Roots Aurora Cultural Champions awards on September 6 during the…

2020 Fox Valley Arts Hall of Fame Nominations Sought

Nominate an artist for the 2020 class of the Fox Valley Arts Hall of Fame. Nominations…

Tanner Tidbit: Kitchen Stove

Join Karen Blee Nickels, Docent of the Tanner House Museum, as she describes one of the…

Roots Aurora Cultural Champions 2019

A longtime Auroran whose singing voice has uplifted innumerable hearts and minds, and a pair of…

In Memoriam: John Galles

REST IN PEACE, JOHN GALLES (192502019), A TRUE AURORAN if there ever was one. Johno’s Main…