As part of one of the largest cities in Colorado, the municipality of Aurora focuses on building modernized facilities and housing systems. While the city is striving for its modern development, it still maintains its historical image and roots. The municipality of Aurora is well known for its vast luxurious golf courses and natural sceneries.
The History of Aurora City
The municipality was originally known as the city of Fletcher, from the businessman named Donald Fletcher who saw Aurora as an opportunity for resource and business development. As the years passed by in the 1900’s, its population slowly grew and people began calling the area the city of Aurora. It is famous for its silver mining, railroading, and banking trades. This attracted a lot of American investors, which helped boost the Colorado economy. It is also the home of military facilities such as the infamous Fitzsimons Army Hospital build in 1921. After a decade or so, Aurora has been prosperous and its people paved way the development of highway constructions and modern infrastructures.
Leisure Activities in Aurora
Golf enthusiasts can enjoy 1,800 acres of developed golf courses and open spaces. This park lands are maintained consistently by professionals and provides the best golf experience. The municipality of Aurora also has public parks that allow you to walk, jog, or just hang out with your family and friends. Quality reservoirs are also available to the public where marine wildlife can be seen. Trails are open for bikers, runners, joggers and people who enjoy outdoor activities. In addition, Aurora History Museum provides exhibits and galleries about the history of the city and its developing culture.
The city of Aurora attracts crowds from all over the Colorado metro state for its famous annual event, Punkin Chunkin Colorado. This event allows fun-loving people to watch and smash pumpkins in an entertaining way. Future innovation of pumpkin catapults are always a must see every year. Aurora reservoirs also stages different events and tournaments. It varies by month and tourney structure. It involves archery, trout fishing, fall fishing, and even a goose race.
Aurora Fox Arts Center is one of the historic landmarks that the city has to offer. It provides an opportunity for Aurora residents to showcase their exceptional talents to the public. Although the community is growing and developing to a modern society, a lot of historical landmarks are still maintained to bring out its depth of history. Centennial House and Hornbein Building are just few on the list of exciting landmarks in the city.
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