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Historical Markers 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; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Dearborn County, IN (36) Franklin County, IN (60) Ohio County, IN (8) Ripley County, IN (27) Boone County, KY (37) Butler County, OH (110) Hamilton County, OH (240)  DearbornCounty(36) Dearborn County (36)  FranklinCounty(60) Franklin County (60)  OhioCounty(8) Ohio County (8)  RipleyCounty(27) Ripley County (27)  BooneCountyKentucky(37) Boone County (37)  ButlerCountyOhio(110) Butler County (110)  HamiltonCounty(240) Hamilton County (240)
Aurora is in Dearborn County
    Dearborn County (36)
    Franklin County (60)
    Ohio County (8)
    Ripley County (27)
    Boone County, Kentucky (37)
    Butler County, Ohio (110)
    Hamilton County, Ohio (240)
 
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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 . . . Map (db m22105) HM
2Indiana (Dearborn County), Aurora — Drovers Inn
The large brick house nearby was Baker's Drovers Inn. This highway was the early state Manchester & Lawrenceburg Turnpike. A short distance from here was a Toll-Gate house.Map (db m143035) HM
3Indiana (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 became . . . Map (db m22125) HM
4Indiana (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
5Indiana (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
6Indiana (Ohio County), Aurora — A Historic Road Less Traveled
Who would think that a country road would hold so much history? Old State Highway 56 takes you past the historic Speakman-Tallentire house and to a famous bridge. Elderly Stephen S. Speakman was in love with a young Kentucky belle who agreed to . . . Map (db m66899) HM
7Indiana (Ohio County), Aurora — 58.1961.1 — Lochry's Defeat
On Aug. 24, 1781, Col. Archibald Lochry and 107 recruits for Gen. Clark were ambushed at Lochry Creek by Joseph Brant's raiders. One-third were killed, the rest captured. Lochry and the wounded were later murdered.Map (db m66900) HM
 
Sep. 21, 2021