When one enters the village of Aurora, NY from the north, you get the feeling that you are in some kind of time warp. And indeed that’s just what happened to you as there is a marker in back of the Post Office which points to the first steam powered flouring mill built west of the Hudson River in 1817. Suddenly you are taken back 200 years and except for the modern automobiles parked along the street, the scene that greets your eyes is very convincing.
Aurora’s history dates back to post American Revolution Days when it was part of the Central New York’s Military Tract and was settled by soldiers and families from Pennsylvania and New England in 1789. Read more from Jim Bupp at FLL360.com.