Now it’s our turn to help

Organizers of a vigil in Chicago asked Auroran Bradley Keven Green to present his song “Aurora…

Our Newest Addition: A Portrait of Marion Tanner Simpson (1851-1902)

This portrait of Marion Tanner Simpson (1851-1902) just arrived from Tanner descendants in Virginia, accompanied by…

So many kinds of embraces

The memorial service to commemorate the 1-year anniversary of the loss of life at the Henry…

Commemorating the Pratt tragedy one year later

Family, police officers, singer-songwriter Brad Green, anonymous well-wishers, and the media attended the exhibit opening.

Cheer up, Spring is coming…

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

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.