5. McCarty Park, 1835 (Restored in 1987)

The original town square of the Village of Aurora, McCarty Park was platted in 1835. In 1987, as part of Aurora's Sesquicentennial Celebration, the park was restored. It originally featured a Victorian fountain and gazebo. Theodore Roosevelt spoke here in 1903 during his presidency.

Address


Between E Park Place and W Park Place, Galena Boulevard and New York Street
Aurora, IL 60505