Panamania This Weekend at Hillary House!

If you already thought we were tennis crazy, that was nothing in compare to what is coming up Saturday July 18th and Sunday July 19th at Hillary House National Historic Site! The 1890s grass court has been restored, the exhibit Tennis in Canada: From Early Beginnings to Global Success, is up and running, and our … Read more

Let’s Talk! Oral History Aurora Project Completion

Led by Aurora Historical Society (AHS) Educator, Erika Mazanik, the Let’s Talk: Oral History Aurora Project focused on collecting and preserving Aurora’s intangible heritage through the creation of a digital oral history library. Let’s Talk was funded through the New Horizons for Seniors Program of the Employment and Social Development Canada Department, which promotes organizations … Read more

Annual General Meeting Summary

Last night AHS hosted our Annual General Meeting. We would like to thank all those who were able to attend, and for those who were not, don’t worry minutes will soon be available by request. The evening was a great success starting with Special Guest Speaker; Aurora Museum Curator, Shawna White; who told us of … Read more

Let’s Talk! Oral History Aurora Project

A few months ago we announced that we had received funding from the New Horizons for Seniors grant to start the Let’s Talk: Oral History Aurora Project. I am glad to report that the project is well underway. With our partners from Hollandview Trail Retirement Community and the Senior Wish Foundation we have been able … Read more