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Today thought. My thought. It is a simple fact, everything eventually deteriorates. Everything has a life span; and wear and tear. Even perpetual machine cannot exist. Therefore, we will be fooling ourselves if the requirement for heritage preservation was to keep everything original. Change is part of the history. Through change we can definitely connect with the past; …

52 Pick Me Up is a community-based sports heritage project celebrating the year of Sport in Aurora. Through the collaborative effort between The Aurora Heritage Authority, the Aurora Museum & Archives, Boulevard Design, Sport Aurora and the Aurora Sport Hall of Fame a set of collectable cards will be released weekly at a variety of …

At the Hillary House National Historic Site, I call them scribbles on the wall; dated signatures, messages or notes left behind. I like scribbles on the wall. I like them a lot. Maybe just because they are black and white proof of one’s visit. “I was here,” the most common I have seen. It makes …

Last Saturday I arrived at Hillary House (July 18th, 2015). At the entrance gate, I told him, “you should wear a hat, you are right in the heat.” The man with a colourful collection bucket replied, “I didn’t know they would put me here.” I offered him an umbrella but he declined. He said he …

52 Pick Me Up is a community-based sports heritage project celebrating the year of Sport in Aurora. Through the collaborative effort between The Aurora Heritage Authority, the Aurora Museum & Archives, Boulevard Design, Sport Aurora and the Aurora Sport Hall of Fame a set of collectable cards will be released weekly at a variety of …

52 Pick Me Up is a community-based sports heritage project celebrating the year of Sport in Aurora. Through the collaborative effort between The Aurora Heritage Authority, the Aurora Museum & Archives, Boulevard Design, Sport Aurora and the Aurora Sport Hall of Fame a set of collectable cards will be released weekly at a variety of …

52 Pick Me Up is a community-based sports heritage project celebrating the year of Sport in Aurora. Through the collaborative effort between The Aurora Heritage Authority, the Aurora Museum & Archives, Boulevard Design, Sport Aurora and the Aurora Sport Hall of Fame a set of collectable cards will be released weekly at a variety of …

52 Pick Me Up is a community-based sports heritage project celebrating the year of Sport in Aurora. Through the collaborative effort between The Aurora Heritage Authority, the Aurora Museum & Archives, Boulevard Design, Sport Aurora and the Aurora Sport Hall of Fame a set of collectable cards will be released weekly at a variety of …

The proposed Heritage Conservation District (HCD) is old news today. On Wednesday April 23, 2014 about 200 people gathered at the Town of Aurora Town Hall to speak about the proposed Southeast Old Aurora Heritage Conservation District. There were two sides to the story. Some wanted the Heritage Conservation District in Southeast Old Aurora and some didn’t. …

52 Pick Me Up is a community-based sports heritage project celebrating the year of Sport in Aurora. Through the collaborative effort between The Aurora Heritage Authority, the Aurora Museum & Archives, Boulevard Design, Sport Aurora and the Aurora Sport Hall of Fame a set of collectable cards will be released weekly at a variety of …