1860s Letters

From the Director,

There are times when I am researching or transcribing things that really hit a button of excitement.   Early this year Dick Fetzer gave me several letters that he had.  It appears that they were written by a young lady named Libbie and were sent to her aunt (last name..

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Deed House Project Support

If you could donate to the project we would certainly appreciate it!

 

Please call us for details

 

Thank you..

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Yearly Membership

These are levels of membership. Life memberships can be purchased in installments…

Time to Join

Dear Aurora Historical Society Member or Prospective Member,

We have enjoyed another wonderful and productive year with you as a valued member and volunteer for the Aurora Historical Society and know we can count on your continued support in the coming year. With your assistance we have completed..

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AHS donates books

On December 19 a contingent of Aurora Historical Society Board members made a donation of 400 copies of its signature title, Aurora: From the Founding to the Flood, to the fourth graders at Leighton Elementary. Each student received a copy of the book and each of the eight fourth grade classrooms..

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City visits City Exhibit

On December 1, most of our city government officials visited the new exhibit in the museum. Birth of a City traces the evolution of city government in Aurora Township. From the founding in 1799 to the present, Director John Kudley has assembled documents and has explained how Aurora became..

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We thank our Volunteers & Sponsors

The Aurora Historical Society hosted its third Antiques Appraisal Fair, Consignment Shop, and Café on Saturday, October 11. It was well attended and provided a fun-filled day for all. The ever popular Antiques Road Show format enabled guests to not only obtain a bit of history of their antiques but..

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