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The Henri deTonti Award
Honoring Outstanding Principled Community Leadership
2015 Recipient
Junior League of Peoria


The Peoria Historical Society presented
awards during its Annual May Meeting.
Congratulations to the following honorees:
Click on underscored heading
for more detailed information on past award recipients.

Volunteer of the Year Award
Kathy Dallinger & Linda Herron


2014 Historic Preservation Award
Flat Iron Building


Centenarian Awards

Filger Public Library, Minonk, IL

Shore Acres Clubhouse, Chillicothe, IL

Springdale Cemetary & Mausoleum

Peoria Sunday Morning League

Ernie's Fulton Top Company

NAACP Peoria Branch


51st Rennick Juried Art Show Winners

Mary Hildebrand "Peaches" Oil
Wm. Hardin "Louie Neumiller" Oil
 Brock Herrman "Silver Icon" Aluminum & Paper Sculpture
 Natalie Jackson O'Neal "Wine Induced Illusion" Digital Photography
Rose Sullivan "Spring at Luthy Botancial Garden" Pastel
Emily Knapp "Above Peoria" Digital Photography
Judith Koren Shanahan   "After the Tornado, New Life" Acrylic, Mixed Media
Sherri Burritt  "East on Main" Oil
Susan Carson "Tree Farm" Acrylic
Connie Andrews  "Tribute to Mary Ruth Ginn" Clay Sculpture
P.K. Bhosale  "Kelleher's Pub" Acrylic
Jean Fehl "Angel Trumpets" Tempera & Ink
Margie Schwebel "Looking Inside Out on High Street" Photography
Greg Larke "Illinois Wildflowers" Watercolor
Pixie Jacquin    

Guardian Award
Barbara Meyn

Fibber McGee & Molly Award


Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War Tour

Follow President Lincoln in Peoria, learn about Camp Peoria and Camp Lyon, and hear stories of our Civil War veterans with the Abraham Lincoln and Civil War Tour.

Upcoming Events

River City Tour

10/8/2015 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

Grandview Drive and Springdale Cemetery Tour

10/9/2015 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

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