Updates

Beacon News: Missing items near Aurora crosses for mass shooting victims found just in time

Visit The Beacon-News’ site to read: Missing items near Aurora crosses for mass shooting victims found…

Kane County Chronicle: Commemorative crosses from the Henry Pratt Co. shooting moved to the Aurora Historical Society

Visit the Kane County Chronicle’s site to read/view: Commemorative crosses from the Henry Pratt Co. shooting…

Link: Memorials made by Aurora ‘Cross Man’ for mass shooting victims are stored in museums nationwide — and, soon, in his hometown

Head over to the Beacon News’ site to read the column by Denise Crosby. …the purpose…

Fundraiser: From the Roundhouse to the Silver Screen – the history of the Burlington Railroad in Aurora

Join us for drinks, supper and a viewing of the classic 1934 movie “Silver Streak”, a…

Crosses to be transferred to historical society

The white wooden crosses commemorating the 5 victims of the February 15 shooting at the Henry…

Kane County History: Astonishing Buried Treasures Discovered in an Aurora Outhouse

We are so proud to be included in the Kane County Connects’ Kane County History series.…

So about that big hole… #FreemanMural

Many years ago when a drop ceiling was installed, the hidden part of the mural was…

Freeman Mural Progress

Remember this mural at Freeman School? Tattered, torn, painted over and with a big hole for…

Spring is in the air at the Tanner House

Spring sunshine lights up the Library and Family Sitting Room on March 15, 2019. Tanner House…

The Cookie Shop Cookbook: Recipes from Michael D’s Cookies 1988-2000 by Debra Connolly Schomer

Happy St. Patrick’s Day 2019

Executive Director John Jaros does a dance and poses with volunteers and staffers Bill Walsh, Laurel…

Shamrock Surprise

Sometimes spring cleaning reveals hidden treasures. The gasolier in the Parlor, arguably hanging there since gas…