“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

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By Barry Swackhamer, September 25, 2017
Aurora Marker
1Oregon (Marion County), Aurora — Aurora
Dr. Wilhelm Keil founded here a Christian co-operative colony patterned after his colony at Bethel, Missouri. Musicians of the settlement made it widely famous. After Dr. Keil's death in 1877 the communal enterprise was dissolved. — Map (db m114279) HM
2Oregon (Marion County), Aurora — Boone's Ferry
During the period of Oregon's Provisional Government ( 1841-1849), residents traveled by Indian trails, water courses, or on privative rough-hewn wagon roads etched by emigrant settlers. During the days to the Territorial Government (1849-1859), and . . . — Map (db m114295) HM
3Oregon (Marion County), Aurora — 16 — The Octagonal BuildingBuilt in 1867
This is the only surviving building from the original Aurora Pioneer Hotel complex. — Map (db m114280) HM
4Oregon (Marion County), Aurora — 18 — Will-Snyder StoreBuilt in 1912
Jonas Will and Andrew Snyder, children of Aurora Colony members, established this then modern mercantile store. Jonas had been an Aurora merchant since 1888. The families ran this business until the 1940's. — Map (db m114293) HM
5Oregon (Marion County), Aurora — 19 — Wm. Keil and CompanyBuilt in 1874
Used as a general store. Wm. Keil and Company catered to the trade of some of the mid-valley's best known pioneers by cash or barter. — Map (db m114294) HM
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Sep. 25, 2020