Legendary Locals of Aurora

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Aurora, just 20 miles south of Cincinnati, is located at a north-south bend in the Ohio River in Dearborn County. The first settlers, Revolutionary War veterans Isaac Morrison, Adam Flake, and George Cheek, arrived in the 1790s looking for a new start for their families. The history of the city was shaped by the Ohio River, as well as industrial leaders like Thomas Gaff, Peter Williams, and O.P. Cobb and city leaders such as "Watchdog of the Treasury" representative William S. Holman, his partner Judge John D. Haynes, and Dr. John Sutton and his tireless work to cure cholera. Today, Aurora is known for its picturesque historic downtown and churches. Volunteers like the Turner family, the Charlotte (Peters) Hastings family, and the Aurora Lions Club work to keep the town beautiful.
ISBN: 9781467100571
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: Indiana
Series: Legendary Locals
Images: 189
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
The photographs within these pages have been generously donated from families for this Dearborn County Historical Society project, which seeks to ensure that Aurora continues to mark its place in history and time.
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