The Beacon-News: Three Fox Valley women honored for making their marks in history

Head over to The Beacon-News’ site to read Denise Crosby’s article on three area women who…

Aurora’s Old-Time 4th of July Celebrations

According to the earliest histories, Aurora’s first 4th of July celebration was held in 1837, at…

Our Members Reminisce: MaryAnn Andrews

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

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…