The Aurora Historical Society (AHS) is happy to announce its 2015 Annual General Meeting. It will occur Wednesday, February 18th, 2015 at 7:30 PM in Brevik Hall in the Aurora Cultural Centre, 22 Church Street, Aurora. The meeting will feature Guest Speaker, Shawna White, curator of the Aurora Museum. Topics covered will include AHS business, … Read moreAnnual General Meeting 2015
The 2015 event calendar is starting to take shape and AHS is excited to be hosting 2 new events at Hillary House this year: Family Day at Hillary House and Camp Hillary: March Break Edition. Family Day is a great opportunity for families to spend time together and explore both new an familiar places, and … Read moreFamily Day and March Break at Hillary House
Happy New Year! We are happy to announce that the AHS office is back to work after the holidays, and there is a lot to work on! Here is a brief sneak peak about what is coming up for AHS and Hillary House in 2015: Completion of Let’s Talk: Oral History Aurora Project. This project … Read moreHappy New Year
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 moreLet’s Talk! Oral History Aurora Project
After many meetings, phone calls, and trial and errors, AHS is proud to launch our new website, to be able to better serve the Aurora Community. We would like to send out a great big THANK YOU to head tech volunteer, Richard Hess for spear-heading this project, with staff support from Erika Mazanik and Mary … Read moreWelcome To Our New Website!
Adopt an Artefact is back at Hillary House! Get up close and personal with your favorite artefacts. Once again supporters will have the opportunity to create connections with a piece of Aurora’s history, while supporting one of Aurora’s greatest hidden gems, Hillary House National Historic Site. Launched last year by the Aurora Historical Society (AHS) … Read moreAdopt an Artifact