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Grandview Drive and Springdale Cemetery Tour

Thursday, July 31, 2014 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Explore Peoria's premier scenic drive - dubbed the World's Most Beautiful Drive by President Theodore Roosevelt and the oldest chartered cemetary in the state of Illinois while you take a ride on the Grandview Drive and Springdale Cemetery Tour.

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Grandview Drive and Springdale Cemetery Tour

Friday, August 01, 2014 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Explore Peoria's premier scenic drive - dubbed the World's Most Beautiful Drive by President Theodore Roosevelt and the oldest chartered cemetary in the state of Illinois while you take a ride on the Grandview Drive and Springdale Cemetery Tour.

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Naughty to Nice Tour

Saturday, August 02, 2014 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Follow Peoria's history from the naughty (the 1920's, the gambling and gangsters) to the nice (Peoria's three All-American City Awards) with the All-American City Tour.

Roll Out the Barrel Tour

Saturday, August 02, 2014 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

From 1850 to Prohibition, the volume of whiskey distilled, aged, bottled and shipped made Peoria the whiskey capital. The distilleries, several large breweries, and extensive stockyards here also created the second largest grain market in the country.

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The Fine Art of Hospitality - Celebrate Summer with Lawn Activities

Sunday, August 03, 2014

Tour the historic home and enjoy summer lawn activities as Miss Jean Morron and her friends might have done back in the day. First Sunday Open House: 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Organization: Pettengill-Morron House Museum

In the Good Old Summertime

Sunday, August 03, 2014

Nostalgic photo exhibit featuring historical summer scenes and activities in old Peoria: Mannequin displays of early swimsuits, delicate white Edwardian lawn dresses, vintage tools exhibits, sports and river life. If you like, bring your picnic basket and enjoy our perennial gardens and view of the river and city in Flanagan’s big backyard! 1:00 - 4:00 pm First Sunday Open House.

Organization: John C. Flanagan House Museum

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River City Tour

Thursday, August 07, 2014 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

The Native Americans, the French, the whiskey and earthmoving capital of the world, the grand mansions and Grandview Drive - the River City Tour has it all.

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Grandview Drive and Springdale Cemetery Tour

Friday, August 08, 2014 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Explore Peoria's premier scenic drive - dubbed the World's Most Beautiful Drive by President Theodore Roosevelt and the oldest chartered cemetary in the state of Illinois while you take a ride on the Grandview Drive and Springdale Cemetery Tour.

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Naughty to Nice Tour

Saturday, August 09, 2014 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Follow Peoria's history from the naughty (the 1920's, the gambling and gangsters) to the nice (Peoria's three All-American City Awards) with the All-American City Tour.

Roll Out the Barrel Tour

Saturday, August 09, 2014 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

From 1850 to Prohibition, the volume of whiskey distilled, aged, bottled and shipped made Peoria the whiskey capital. The distilleries, several large breweries, and extensive stockyards here also created the second largest grain market in the country.

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Irish Rhythms on the River

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Enjoy dinner and a summer cruise on the Illinois River. Listen to music by Roundstone Buskers. Prepaid reservations highly recommended as only 225 tickets will be available.

Organization: Peoria Historical Society

River City Tour

Thursday, August 14, 2014 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

The Native Americans, the French, the whiskey and earthmoving capital of the world, the grand mansions and Grandview Drive - the River City Tour has it all.

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Grandview Drive and Springdale Cemetery Tour

Friday, August 15, 2014 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Explore Peoria's premier scenic drive - dubbed the World's Most Beautiful Drive by President Theodore Roosevelt and the oldest chartered cemetary in the state of Illinois while you take a ride on the Grandview Drive and Springdale Cemetery Tour.

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Naughty to Nice Tour

Saturday, August 16, 2014 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Follow Peoria's history from the naughty (the 1920's, the gambling and gangsters) to the nice (Peoria's three All-American City Awards) with the All-American City Tour.

Roll Out the Barrel Tour

Saturday, August 16, 2014 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

From 1850 to Prohibition, the volume of whiskey distilled, aged, bottled and shipped made Peoria the whiskey capital. The distilleries, several large breweries, and extensive stockyards here also created the second largest grain market in the country.

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River City Tour

Thursday, August 21, 2014 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

The Native Americans, the French, the whiskey and earthmoving capital of the world, the grand mansions and Grandview Drive - the River City Tour has it all.

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Grandview Drive and Springdale Cemetery Tour

Friday, August 22, 2014 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Explore Peoria's premier scenic drive - dubbed the World's Most Beautiful Drive by President Theodore Roosevelt and the oldest chartered cemetary in the state of Illinois while you take a ride on the Grandview Drive and Springdale Cemetery Tour.

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Naughty to Nice Tour

Saturday, August 23, 2014 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Follow Peoria's history from the naughty (the 1920's, the gambling and gangsters) to the nice (Peoria's three All-American City Awards) with the All-American City Tour.

Roll Out the Barrel Tour

Saturday, August 23, 2014 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

From 1850 to Prohibition, the volume of whiskey distilled, aged, bottled and shipped made Peoria the whiskey capital. The distilleries, several large breweries, and extensive stockyards here also created the second largest grain market in the country.

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River City Tour

Thursday, August 28, 2014 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

The Native Americans, the French, the whiskey and earthmoving capital of the world, the grand mansions and Grandview Drive - the River City Tour has it all.

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Grandview Drive and Springdale Cemetery Tour

Friday, August 29, 2014 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Explore Peoria's premier scenic drive - dubbed the World's Most Beautiful Drive by President Theodore Roosevelt and the oldest chartered cemetary in the state of Illinois while you take a ride on the Grandview Drive and Springdale Cemetery Tour.

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Naughty to Nice Tour

Saturday, August 30, 2014 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Follow Peoria's history from the naughty (the 1920's, the gambling and gangsters) to the nice (Peoria's three All-American City Awards) with the All-American City Tour.

Roll Out the Barrel Tour

Saturday, August 30, 2014 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

From 1850 to Prohibition, the volume of whiskey distilled, aged, bottled and shipped made Peoria the whiskey capital. The distilleries, several large breweries, and extensive stockyards here also created the second largest grain market in the country.

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Grandview Drive and Springdale Cemetery Tour

Thursday, September 04, 2014 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Explore Peoria's premier scenic drive - dubbed the World's Most Beautiful Drive by President Theodore Roosevelt and the oldest chartered cemetary in the state of Illinois while you take a ride on the Grandview Drive and Springdale Cemetery Tour.

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River City Tour

Friday, September 05, 2014 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

The Native Americans, the French, the whiskey and earthmoving capital of the world, the grand mansions and Grandview Drive - the River City Tour has it all.

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Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War Tour

Saturday, September 06, 2014 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

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.

Haunted Peoria Tour

Saturday, September 06, 2014 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Discover the stories behind the ghostly appearances that have startled and puzzled Peorians through the years. Learn about the Lady in White, the Legend of Nee-Nee-Wah, the Curse of Old Lady Gray, and more. What will you see in Haunted Peoria? Only your imagination knows.

Naughty to Nice Tour

Saturday, August 30, 2014 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Follow Peoria's history from the naughty (the 1920's, the gambling and gangsters) to the nice (Peoria's three All-American City Awards) with the All-American City Tour.

Roll Out the Barrel Tour

Saturday, August 30, 2014 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

From 1850 to Prohibition, the volume of whiskey distilled, aged, bottled and shipped made Peoria the whiskey capital. The distilleries, several large breweries, and extensive stockyards here also created the second largest grain market in the country.

Grandview Drive and Springdale Cemetery Tour

Thursday, September 04, 2014 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Explore Peoria's premier scenic drive - dubbed the World's Most Beautiful Drive by President Theodore Roosevelt and the oldest chartered cemetary in the state of Illinois while you take a ride on the Grandview Drive and Springdale Cemetery Tour.

River City Tour

Friday, September 05, 2014 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

The Native Americans, the French, the whiskey and earthmoving capital of the world, the grand mansions and Grandview Drive - the River City Tour has it all.

Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War Tour

Saturday, September 06, 2014 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

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.

Roll Out the Barrel Tour

Travel through the earliest sections of downtown and on to Peoria's Warehouse District. Discover facts about distilling in Peoria.

Upcoming Events

Naughty to Nice Tour

8/30/2014 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Roll Out the Barrel Tour

8/30/2014 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

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