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…

A fresh seat for the Parlor

New Way Restoration does magic! Kevin Dixon, owner of New Way, waved his magic wand, dispelled…

A return to the excitement and beauty of a wedding day

Five Tanner daughters got married in this parlor in the late 1800s. March 2020 marked a…

A “Crazy” Contribution From Tanner Descendents

Crazy quilts, in addition to being vivid and full of energy, were a way of putting…

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…

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…