This Month in Aurora History: June

“Theodore Roosevelt Day,” June 3, 1903 June 3, 1903, was a day of great fanfare and…

Aurora’s New Family Portrait Exhibit ‘A Brilliant Idea’

Too silent. Those are words that came to mind for art conservator Scott Sherwood when, a…

Our Members Reminisce: MaryAnn Andrews

Growing up on Woodruff Street in Aurora in the 1950s, you never had to look far…

From the Archives: Civil War Through Aurora Eyes

In April 1865, two momentous events took place.

E-Update: Greetings From the History Zone

From the Archives: Bill Wulff presents display case

A handsome store fixture, a zinc-lined cigar display case probably built around 1900, was for many…

Our Members Reminisce: Summertime, Rivertime by Lyle R. Rolfe

This article originally appeared in the Aurora Historical Society’s Summer 2015 newsletter. Become a member and…

Exhibit Extended — February 15: One Year Later

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

Exhibit: Quilts — Art, History, Community

A look back at the Quilts — Art, History, Community exhibit of historic quilts from the…

Kane County History: The shutting up of the cows

Appearing in this week’s Kane County Connects newsletter. Editor’s Note: This article is part of a…

GAR Exhibit: Vietnam Vets Today

Brand-new photo portraits of Aurora’s Vietnam veterans are on display, along with photographs from their fighting…

Repost: Aurora Silver Plate Company Markings

This is a repost of an image from the Aurora Historical Society’s Facebook page in 2013.…