History In Your Own Back Yard | Aurora, Indiana

Aurora is a historic river town that is situated 35 miles west of Cincinnati, Ohio, located in the Southeast corner of Indiana. Aurora was settled in the early 1800's and incorporated in 1845 and has strong historic connections to the Ohio River. Aurora is full of unique and historic buildings that preserve its older rivercity characteristics.

History In Your Own
Back Yard

Aylor and Meyer Feed Mill, built in 1870.

originally Aylor & Meyer Feedmill - 1870

If you are the type of person that likes to discover the history of things a little closer to home, then www.historyinyourownbackyard may be an online resource worth checking out. The owner of the site travels around Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, and Ohio documenting and photographing historic structures and making videos about interesting people and places in the various towns and cities that he passes through.

Below is a video that can be found on his site about Aurora native, Anna Petrovic "Shorty" Meyer, former member of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League:

If you would like to explore his site further you can click the link below:

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