From the Archives: Civil War Through Aurora Eyes

In April 1865, two momentous events took place.

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…