President’s Comments 2011

January 5, 2011

With a new year upon us the Aurora Historical Society is excited about the “New Look” that is taking place within the Museum’s archive storage area.  While the work is still not finished, countless hours of work on the part of our director Marcelle Wilson, members of..

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Aurora High Girls Basketball, Repeating History?

The 2010 Aurora High School Girls Basketball team is on a winning streak, hopefully to end the season with the conference championship. If history repeats itself, they will join their 1924, 1925, and 1927 counterparts in sharing this honor. The Aurora High School Girls Basketball teams of 1924,..

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Refurbishing Almost Complete

Refurbishing the storage room and other areas of the basement is almost complete. Mold damage was remediated by removing the lower 4 ft of drywall. A backup sump system and a waterproofing system was also installed by the city. In these photos you can see the mold damage and the extensive plastic..

Posted by marcelle in Archives, Museum

We Appreciate the Docents!

A Docent Appreciation luncheon was held held on Tuesday, Sept. 21 at Paws in The Bertram. Without these volunteers we would not be able to accommodate and welcome our visitors. Here are a few pics from the day.

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Museum Closed for Refurbishing

Museum Closed for Refurbishing

Our storage room has had water infiltration from a faulty air conditioning system. To abate the mold we have had to empty that room and move our collection to table tops in our museum and other display spaces. Most of the items were undamaged by water but everything was affected by mold growth resulting..

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Riley

To the person who contacted us about the Riley property and the Pond Lake area please call or re-email. The yahoo address does not work for me and the message keeps bouncing back.

Thanks

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Geauga Lake & Sea World on Display

Come take a look at the display cases in the front hall of the Aurora Library. We’ve gathered just a small smidgen of our Geauga Lake and Sea World collection to we begin the summer season. The Aurora Historical Society is the largest collection of park memorabilia, artifacts,..

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Textiles on Exhibit

If you haven’t visited the Aurora Historical Society recently, then you’ll want to stop in soon. Our current exhibition is on textiles—hand-made doilies, table clothes, quilts, towels, pillow cases, and cloth. The examples come from the AHS’s artifacts’ collection..

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Current Exhibition: Textiles

Current Exhibition: Textiles

If you haven’t visited the Aurora Historical Society recently, then you’ll want to stop in soon.  Our current exhibition is on textiles—hand-made doilies, table clothes, quilts, towels, pillow cases, and cloth. The examples come from the AHS’s artifacts’ collection..

Posted by marcelle in Museum