Artifact of the Week – August 12th

At Hillary House, we are getting closer to setting up our World War One exhibit opening August 20th. We are getting materials ready and gathering artifacts, but did you know that we have some artifacts belonging to military history on display all the time? Belonging to Robert William Hillary, this sword served both him and … Read more

Brief History of Travel Writing

Early travel writing can be found during the Song Dynasty (960-1279), and was written from the perspective of individuals in poetry and story narrative. During Classical and Medieval times, content of “travel writing” would be a record of quests, containing a religious focus, and do not tell much about a destination. They did talk about … Read more

Advanced Tree Care Work on Hillary House North Lawn

Specialists from Advanced Tree Care came to Hillary House on May 1st, 2015 and, under the direction of Board Member Shumaila Waqas and the Landscaping Committee, cleared and cleaned the north lawn to the side of the house, making way for a restoration of the tennis court that started the Aurora Tennis Club (formerly known as the Aurora Community Tennis Club).

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