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Grandview Drive and Springdale Cemetery Tour

Thursday, July 03, 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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Flanagan House Fireworks Viewing

Friday, July 04, 2014 to Saturday, July 05, 2014

Our backyard opens at 6pm for the best bluff view of area fireworks. Bring your blankets, lawn chairs and picnic baskets. Enjoy ice cold soda, bottled water and fresh popcorn for $1. Admission is $5 adults, $3 kids.

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Flanagan House Fireworks Viewing

Friday, July 04, 2014 to Saturday, July 05, 2014

Our backyard opens at 6pm for the best bluff view of area fireworks. Bring your blankets, lawn chairs and picnic baskets. Enjoy ice cold soda, bottled water and fresh popcorn for $1. Admission is $5 adults, $3 kids.

Naughty to Nice Tour

Saturday, July 05, 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, July 05, 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 - Celebrating Birthdays

Sunday, July 06, 2014

Celebrate our Nations birthday and Miss Jean Morron's 135th birthday: Experience entertaining in a Victorian era home and The Fine Art of Hospitality by Miss Jean Morron and her staff. First Sunday Open House: 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Organization: Pettengill-Morron House Museum

In the Good Old Summertime

Sunday, July 06, 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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Grandview Drive and Springdale Cemetery Tour

Thursday, July 10, 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 cemetery 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, July 11, 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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Naughty to Nice Tour

Saturday, July 12, 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 four All-American City Awards) with the Naughty to Nice Tour.

Roll Out the Barrel Tour

Saturday, July 12, 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, July 17, 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, July 18, 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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Naughty to Nice Tour

Saturday, July 19, 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 four All-American City Awards) with the Naughty to Nice Tour.

Roll Out the Barrel Tour

Saturday, July 19, 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, July 24, 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, July 25, 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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Naughty to Nice

Saturday, July 26, 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 four All-American City Awards) with the Naughty to Nice Tour.

Roll Out the Barrel Tour

Saturday, July 26, 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, 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.

Naughty to Nice

Saturday, July 26, 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 four All-American City Awards) with the Naughty to Nice Tour.

Roll Out the Barrel Tour

Saturday, July 26, 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, 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.

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.

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.

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

Naughty to Nice

7/26/2014 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Roll Out the Barrel Tour

7/26/2014 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

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