AHS Speaker Series 2016: Jacqueline Stuart – Aurora and the Home Front Recap

On September 21st, the Aurora Historical Society’s 2016 Speaker Series came to an end. Jacqueline Stuart joined us here at Hillary House and discussed the impacts the First World War had on the town of Aurora, as well as the steps local Auroran’s took in order to aid and support the troops, many of which … Read more

Mystery Artifact – Friday, July 22nd, 2016

As we continue organizing and cataloging our collection at Hillary House, we come across artifacts once in a while that communicate very little details about them! Sometimes we ask one another’s opinions, and research until we find something similar enough that we are confident in our identification! This artifact was being cataloged by our Collections … Read more