Aurora Historical Society
Meetings are the last Tuesday every other month Jan, March, May, Sept, Nov.
Our Annual Potluck Meeting and Dinner will be on Tuesday, January 30th at 6:00pm at the Aurora History Museum. Teri Johnson will present a program in costume as Mary Elitch for our entertainment. So, bring a dish to share and come join us. AHS will supply ham, chicken, & beverages.
In March, Jack Stone, author, actor, and Western historian will present a program on “The Seamy Side of Denver City.” So, join us at 7pm at the Aurora History Museum on March 27th.
In May, we are planning a hayride at the Plains Conservation Center. The date and time TBA.
Aurora History Museum
BROWN BAG LECTURE SERIES
Wednesday Noon – 1:00 $4 ($3 resident) Aurora Historical Society members: Free Bring your lunch
Freelance photographer & filmmaker Goshen Carmel discusses his work & participation with Picture Me Here, a storytelling program for refugees, immigrants & others who have been displaced.
460th Space Wing
A speaker from Buckley Air Force Base talks about the mission of the 460th Space Wing & how this unit protects America & its allies with satellite-based infrared sensors.
Wings to Satellites: A History of Buckley Air Force Base
Opens November 21 – June 3
From its early days as a technical training school and bombing range for Lowry Field, to its current role in providing the nation with strategic missile warning defense, Buckley has been a ubiquitous feature of Aurora for nearly 80 years.
US Route 40 & the American Road Trip
Dec 12- Mar 4
Grab a bite to eat, fill up the tank & take a trip through the history of the motels, restaurants & gas stations that lined Colfax Avenue since the rise of the automobile & the American road trip.