“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Aurora, Indiana

Clickable Map of Dearborn County, Indiana and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Dearborn County, IN (51) Franklin County, IN (61) Ohio County, IN (10) Ripley County, IN (32) Boone County, KY (51) Butler County, OH (123) Hamilton County, OH (329)  DearbornCounty(51) Dearborn County (51)  FranklinCounty(61) Franklin County (61)  OhioCounty(10) Ohio County (10)  RipleyCounty(32) Ripley County (32)  BooneCountyKentucky(51) Boone County (51)  ButlerCountyOhio(123) Butler County (123)  HamiltonCounty(329) Hamilton County (329)
Lawrenceburg is the county seat for Dearborn County
Aurora is in Dearborn County
      Dearborn County (51)  
      Franklin County (61)  
      Ohio County (10)  
      Ripley County (32)  
      Boone County, Kentucky (51)  
      Butler County, Ohio (123)  
      Hamilton County, Ohio (329)  
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1Indiana (Dearborn County), Aurora — Aurora
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 . . . Map (db m22105) HM
2Indiana (Dearborn County), Aurora — Aurora Ferry Boat Captains
Ephraim Morrison Canoe at Aurora Landing • Phillip Craig • Capt. Marcus Colling • Frank Klopp Horse Powered until 1918 then built the Etta Belle • Van Landingham Etta Belle 1935 to 1936 • . . . Map (db m201077) HM
3Indiana (Dearborn County), Aurora — Birthplace of First White Child
At the mouth of Hogan Creek, a short distance from here, Samuel Morrison, first white child born in the county—March 1, 1798. He was a gifted historian, inventor and map-maker, and drew a number of early maps published for Indiana.Map (db m206646) HM
4Indiana (Dearborn County), Aurora — First Evangelical United Church of Christ
Oldest church building in Aurora Built in 1848 First Evangelical United Church of Christ (First German Evangelical Protestant Church) Founded 1874 has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the . . . Map (db m201091) HM
5Indiana (Dearborn County), Aurora — First Presbyterian Church of Aurora
First Presbyterian Church of Aurora 1844 has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m201098) HM
6Indiana (Dearborn County), Aurora — George Street Bridge
George Street Bridge 1887 has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m201075) HM
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7Indiana (Dearborn County), Aurora — HillforestThomas Gaff HouseA National Historic Landmark
Originally called Forest Hill, Hillforest was completed in 1855 for local industrialist and steamboat owner Thomas Gaff and his family. Emigrants from Scotland in 1811, the six Gaff children moved with their mother to Aurora in the 1840s and . . . Map (db m22125) HM
8Indiana (Dearborn County), Aurora — History of the Aurora Ferry Co., Inc.
Legend has it that a ferry has operated near this location close to the mouth of Hogan Creek since 1802. The early ferries were powered by two horses walking on treadmills connected to a paddle wheel. The relationship between the small town of . . . Map (db m66904) HM
9Indiana (Dearborn County), Aurora — Korean War MemorialJune 25, 1950 - July 27, 1953
Lest we forget Freedom is not free This Korean War Memorial is dedicated to those men and women who answered the call to defend a country they never knew and a people they never met.
American Casualties Killed in . . . Map (db m201090) WM
10Indiana (Dearborn County), Aurora — Levi Stevens House
This property is listed in the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m201094) HM
11Indiana (Dearborn County), Aurora — Mary A. Stratton ParkBorn 1824 - Died 1903
Dedicated by the Aurora Women's Research Club, to the memory of their first President, Mrs. Mary A. Stratton.Map (db m201097) HM
12Indiana (Dearborn County), Aurora — Steamboat Clinton
On the bank of the Ohio near here, opposite the Eagle Hotel, Pinkney James built the steamboat Clinton 1823-24. The launching July 4, 1824 occasioned a great celebration and firing of cannon.Map (db m172613) HM
13Indiana (Dearborn County), Aurora — Two Riverfront MansionsOhio River Scenic Byway — Dearborn County, Indiana —
Hillforest Following the Panic of 1837, Philadelphia Distiller Thomas Gaff and his brothers James and John sought new opportunity in southern Indiana, where in 1843 they established T. & J.W. Gaff & Co. Distillery in Aurora, Indiana. Soon . . . Map (db m201095) HM
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14Indiana (Dearborn County), Aurora — Veterans Memorial
"Dedicated with appreciation to the Veterans of Dearborn County in honor of those who gave their lives and in memory of those unaccounted for." "You are not forgotten."Map (db m201089) WM
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Sep. 26, 2022