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Sunday Break, Been Everything, Aurora Cultural Centre

Sunday Break, Been Everything, Aurora Cultural Centre

Sunday photo showcase. All posts titled Sunday Break are photo(s) only and a quote. Posted photos may not be necessary the most current one and as always it is all about Town of Aurora. Enjoy! Read More »
Our Museum, It’s Like You Know The UFO Sighting, But Check Out The Library

Our Museum, It’s Like You Know The UFO Sighting, But Check Out The Library

Oct 13, 2011
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Museum in our town is the ongoing issue. Meaning we really don't have one right now and trying to get it back from the Cultural Center on the Church Street. Read More »
Town Hall is Aurora’s Gallery, A Dramatic Skylight Gallery

Town Hall is Aurora’s Gallery, A Dramatic Skylight Gallery

Oct 3, 2011
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Kids - they love buttons, they love elevators. So here I am again after one hour walk in the Arboretum located close to the Town Hall, we ended up in the Aurora Town Hall. Read More »
Victoria Hall, What Came First Mosley Or Victoria Street?

Victoria Hall, What Came First Mosley Or Victoria Street?

After our visit to the library to return books and pick up some more we got sidetracked. We crossed a parking lot behind the library and somehow landed on Mosley Street. Read More »
Time For A New Library, Or A Second New Library

Time For A New Library, Or A Second New Library

'Hi I am Matthew. I am three years old and I want library card please' - Matthew asked the library lady at the information desk. Read More »
Where There Is Yonge Street, There Is Aurora

Where There Is Yonge Street, There Is Aurora

Out of town for few hours. Planned family trip to the Center Island. Packed food and drinks, and there we were driving downtown. Sky scrapers everywhere and more sky scrapers will soon scrape the sky. Read More »
A Walk Downtown Aurora, Second Mural Discovered

A Walk Downtown Aurora, Second Mural Discovered

Aug 30, 2011
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We discovered second mural that can be seen when travelling North on Yonge Street, West side. We spotted the artwork on our way to pick up a book at The Auroran office located in the old post office on Yonge Street. Read More »
Pet Cemetery, Access Denied

Pet Cemetery, Access Denied

Aug 18, 2011
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It isn't going to happen after seeing this sign. The Kennel Inn is now closed and there is absolutely no trespassing. I thought that Kennel Inn was always private property, but according to the sign it is now. Read More »
Pioneer Women At Aurora Farmers Market

Pioneer Women At Aurora Farmers Market

A senior lady came to the Pioneer booth and told Katherine Belrose - 'Oh, my mother used to have one of those'. She pointed out in the direction of the spinning wheel and a woman spinning the woolen yarn. Read More »
Petch House, It Was A Lifetime Opportunity

Petch House, It Was A Lifetime Opportunity

Aug 10, 2011
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Theoretically Petch House will never be the same. As of a last week August 4th, 2011 in the late afternoon, the house was totally taken apart and all logs and other parts of the house were moved to the storage on the local farm where it will be restored. Read More »
Aurora High School Teachers Photo Journey

Aurora High School Teachers Photo Journey

Aug 3, 2011
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A while ago, (June 2011) I have published post (Aurora, A History In Pictures Collectible Book Arrived With A Surprise, An Old Photo) about a photograph that arrived in the mail Read More »
Petch House, That Is Strange? Alive Again

Petch House, That Is Strange? Alive Again

Jul 30, 2011
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Three months elapsed since April 21st, 2011 - my first visit inside the Petch house. Destiny of the 160 year old log house was then unknown, but was promising. Read More »
Who Was Mrs. Capstick, Pet Cemetery, Part V

Who Was Mrs. Capstick, Pet Cemetery, Part V

Jul 13, 2011
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I know that I have not written much about Victor Blochin since his wife Anne Elizabeth Blochin, maiden name Wilson, Read More »
People Behind The Pet Cemetery, Mrs. Anne Elizabeth Blochin, Part IV

People Behind The Pet Cemetery, Mrs. Anne Elizabeth Blochin, Part IV

Jul 13, 2011
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Some sources are telling me that there is a possibility that the overgrown pet cemetery was owned by Kennel Inn in Aurora, and now is changing hands, possibly to be developed in the future. Read More »