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

Artifacts of the Week: The Wade Whimsies of the Hillary’s

These little porcelain figurines were made by George Wade Pottery of Burslem, England, and, with working with Red Rose, decided to make these figurines available inside specialty and premium Red Rose tea boxes. Originally intended for children, adults soon began collecting the different types. Every so often, Red Rose would change the series of the … Read more

Annual Appeal to Town of Aurora

On Monday March 2, 2015 at 7:00PM, the Aurora Historical Society will be going before the Town of Aurora for our annual appeal for funding. This funding is essential to the upkeep and preservation of Aurora’s greatest treasure: Hillary House National Historic Site. We are calling on you, our members and supporters, to join us … 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