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.
Main Street Aurora
Main Street Aurora -
231 Main St., Suite 210, Aurora, IN 47001 - 812-926-1100
Windows of Aurora App
Check out this great new app from the Dearborn County Convention, Visitor & Tourism Bureau. Take part in an interactive walking tour of over 64 window murals located in the historic town of Aurora, Indiana depicting life in Aurora in the 1800's, right from your phone or tablet.
This app is compatible with Apple iPhone or iPad. If you would like to download this app, simply click on the link below and it will take you to the correct App Store page.
Making Faces Murals
Here is your opportunity to have your likeness or that of someone you know immortalized in downtown Aurora. Main Street Aurora has commissioned award winning Southeastern Indiana Art Guild member Cindy Crofoot to do the artwork for each of the windows of the Don Andrews Building, located at 102 Judiciary Street, shown above. There will be 10 murals in all when the project is finished.
The cost for each face is $75. Multiple faces can be sponsored.
For more information call: 812-926-1100.
For a printable order form Click Here
Walking Tour Pamphlet
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Who We Are
Since 1998, Main Street Aurora has been working hard to make a difference in Historic Downtown Aurora. We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that works closely with the City of Aurora. Our mission to revitalize the downtown keeps us striving to find new ways to build interest in the city. Main Street Aurora is a Certified Main Street program both nationally and through Indiana Main Street. We are volunteer guided and driven.
Board of Directors
Judy S. Hizer, President
James G. Waldon, Past President
Debbie Fehling, Vice President
Samantha J. Peddenpohl, Secretary
Cynthia Rottinghaus, Treasurer
Pamela Brandes, Member
Wayne Schroeder, Member
R. Brett Fehrman, Member
Terri Schmeltzer, Member
Nancy Turner, Executive Director
What We Do
Main Street Aurora plans, sponsors and staffs successful projects and events like the Windows of Aurora historic murals, Celebrate Aurora, Entry signs and banners, Senior Dances on Main; Historic Walking & Window Tours, the Where Is This? contest and Miracle on Main Street, to name a few. We also produce full-color brochures and publish a bi-monthly newsletter to promote all that makes Aurora a unique destination.
The Mission of Main Street Aurora is to revitalize the historic downtown physically, commercially, and as a community gathering place.
Downtown Aurora will be a thriving business, residential and arts community offering a unique experience that seamlessly blends the natural beauty of its landscape, preservation of its historic heritage and a multitude of retail, entertainment and service establishments.