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…

Quilt historian to speak at historical society

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

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…

Tanner House Tours – Geared For Children 4-10

Built in 1857, this Italianate-style house was the home to prominent merchant William Tanner and his…

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…

Tanner House Tours – 2019 Season

Built in 1857, this Italianate-style house was the home to prominent merchant William Tanner and his…

Tanner House Tours – Geared for Children 4-10

Built in 1857, this Italianate-style house was the home to prominent merchant William Tanner and his…

Photos: What our youngest visitors like about history

We asked our Museums After Dark visitors what their favorite artifacts are. Here are some of…

Photo: Which Artifact Is Your Favorite?

Our activity for Museums After Dark on Thursday, August 8, 2019 is *what’s your favorite artifact…

Photo: The Victorians Loved Color and Pattern

See for yourself at the Tanner House Museum. Open Sunday and Wednesday afternoons. Tours at 1,…

Roots Aurora Festival Seeks Cultural Champions

Roots Aurora, the annual festival of ethnic cultures, is seeking individuals to be honored as Cultural…