Old Map + New Restaurant = Good Times Ahead

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

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…

2019 Victoria Awards: Tanner House Holidays

The Victoria Award, a modest plaque displayed in the room, recognizes exceptional attention to history.

Decking The Halls & Home Runs

Mike and Debbie Philipchuck, docents and extraordinary volunteers, decorate a room for Tanner House Holidays, opening…

Snapshot of Aurora: Veterans Day 2019

The Beacon-News: Heritage Tour in Aurora gets a modern look

Visit The Beacon-News’ site to read Steve Lord’s article on the Heritage Tour in Downtown Aurora.

Exhibit: Quilts — Art, History, Community

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

Losing A Legend: Harvey Sterkel

Harvey Sterkel passed away on October 21, 2019, at the age of 85. Inarguably the finest…

QUILTS: Art, History, Community

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

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…

2019 Roots Aurora Cultural Champions Awarded

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