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For those who fought and died
We cry with loving pride
For those who are not yet home
We won't let you stand alone
For those who are called survivor
We pledge our honor
For those who are named here
We will forever hold dear
Charles B. Je…
Architect - George Grant Elmslie
Prairie style with terra cotta
Prior to the late 1860s, a grand three-story Italianate style building, the H. H. Evans Blo…
Given to Aurora, in 1857.
By Roswell Wilder, 1784-1860;
Soldier in the War of 1812.
Landlord of the Wilder Hotel,
pioneer stage house;
Builder of first school
in West Aurora, 1839.
The Aurora Hotel was the City's first large hotel, and for many years, its tallest building. It was erected in 1917 on the site of a mill race and swimming hole. The Georgian style, fireproof building was designed by H. Ziegler Dietz and construct…
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior.
Designed by Anker Sveere Graven and Arthur Guy Mayger in 1928, it was the tallest building in Illinois outside of Chicago. …
Architect: Frank B. Gray
Theatres designed in the early 20th century featured deep stages for vaudeville and other live entertainment. When silent movies became popular, vaudeville acts frequently preceded the movie, so the deep stages were still necessary. With the adven…
Two brothers, ages 24 & 22, from New York State,
built their log cabin, dam, and sawmill near this site.
Easily one of the most unusual buildings in Aurora, this 1926 structure designed by the firm of Zimmerman, Saxe & Zimmerman is one of the few examples of Mayan Revival design. The architects altered their original, more traditional design when the…
The nationally known Aurora Silverplate Manufacturing Company was a producer of fine silver-plated dishes, ornaments, and tableware. Founded in 1869. Directed by many of Aurora's pioneer businessmen including Joseph Stolp, this company was one of …