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Aurora in Dearborn County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Aurora

 
 
Aurora Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ginger Drenning, August 23, 2009
1. Aurora Marker
Inscription.  Aurora was laid out by Jesse L. Holman, trustee for the “Aurora Association for Internal Improvements” in 1819. Judge Holman was an early statesman, preacher, educator, and Federal Justice.
His son, U.S. Congressman William S. Holman served this district many years and was called “the Watchdog of the Treasury”.
 
Erected 1976 by Dearborn County Bicentennial Committee.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationGovernment & PoliticsSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1819.
 
Location. 39° 3.144′ N, 84° 53.848′ W. Marker is in Aurora, Indiana, in Dearborn County. Marker is on Road 56 south of 5th Street, on the right when traveling north. South Edge of Aurora - in public parking area along the Ohio River at river's edge. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Aurora IN 47001, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. History of the Aurora Ferry Co., Inc. (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hillforest (approx. 0.2 miles away); Steamboat Clinton (approx.
Wide View - - Aurora Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ginger Drenning, August 23, 2009
2. Wide View - - Aurora Marker
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¼ mile away); Tanner’s Station 1789 (approx. 1.9 miles away in Kentucky); Lewis Loder (1819-1905) / Petersburg Distillery (approx. 1.9 miles away in Kentucky); Lochry's Defeat (approx. 2 miles away); A Historic Road Less Traveled (approx. 2.3 miles away); The Spirits of Lawrenceburg (approx. 3.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Aurora.
 
Another View - - Aurora Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ginger Drenning, August 23, 2009
3. Another View - - Aurora Marker
Wide View - Aurora Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ginger Drenning, August 23, 2009
4. Wide View - Aurora Marker
Other View - - Aurora Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ginger Drenning, August 23, 2009
5. Other View - - Aurora Marker
View of the Ohio River image. Click for full size.
By Ginger Drenning, August 23, 2009
6. View of the Ohio River
Another Ohio River View image. Click for full size.
By Ginger Drenning, August 23, 2009
7. Another Ohio River View
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 18, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 2, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,061 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on September 2, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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