Updates

Bells to ring again on Fourth of July at Tanner House Museum

The 53rd Independence Day Ringing of the Bells at the Aurora Historical Society’s Tanner House Museum…

Aurora Historical Society Announces Partial Reopening

The Aurora Historical Society will reopen its Gift Shop and first floor exhibit gallery at the…

Aurora Journalist Randy Shilts Helped Frame Debate About Gay Rights Movement

This article is part of a series on Kane County’s amazing history and originally appeared on…

Photo: Memorial Day at West Aurora Cemetery

Chicago Meets Aurora: An Early Baseball Story

By John Jaros As the baseball season is underway, this month we look back 130 years,…

Fox 32 Chicago: New exhibit showcases Aurora’s rich baseball history

John Jaros from the Aurora Historical Society talks about the influence baseball has had on Aurora…

Community Conversation: Stony The Road We Trod

In honor of Black History Month, John Jaros, Aurora Historical Society Executive Director, joined Aurora Mayor…

From Slavery To Glory by Dennis Buck

Celebrating Black History Month in Aurora

In celebration of Black History Month, we present a glimpse of the early days of Aurora’s…

Aurora’s worst January ever

By Mary Clark Ormond, President, Aurora Historical Society The next time an elderly person bends your…

Angela Thomas re-elected to historical society board

Angela Clay Thomas was reelected to a third term on the Board of Trustees of the…

Cutting Ice on the Fox River

By John Jaros, Executive Director; and Mary Clark Ormond, President, Aurora Historical Society This holiday season,…