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Grandview Drive and Springdale Cemetery Tour

Thursday, July 30, 2015 11:00 AM to 12:30 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 31, 2015 11:00 AM to 12:30 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, August 01, 2015 11:00 AM to 12:30 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 Trolley Tour

Saturday, August 01, 2015 1:30 PM to 3:00 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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House Tours at the Pettingill-Morron House and the Flanagan House Museum

Sunday, August 02, 2015 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

House Tours at the Pettingill-Morron House and Flanagan House Museums are available today and will follow through October on the first Sunday of every month. See unique collection pieces and learn the stories of Peoria's past.

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River City Tour

Thursday, August 06, 2015 11:00 AM to 12:30 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 07, 2015 11:00 AM to 12:30 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

Thursday, August 13, 2015 11:00 AM to 12:30 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 14, 2015 11:00 AM to 12:30 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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Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War Tour

Saturday, August 15, 2015 11:00 AM to 12:30 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

Saturday, August 15, 2015 1:30 PM to 3:00 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 20, 2015 11:00 AM to 12:30 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 21, 2015 11:00 AM to 12:30 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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Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War Tour

Saturday, August 22, 2015 11:00 AM to 12:30 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

Saturday, August 22, 2015 1:30 PM to 3:00 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 27, 2015 11:00 AM to 12:30 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 28, 2015 11:00 AM to 12:30 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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Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War Tour

Saturday, August 29, 2015 11:00 AM to 12:30 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 Trolley Tour

Saturday, August 29, 2015 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM

As "Whiskey Capital of the World" Peoria once featured a riverfront lined with distilleries and breweries. This tour focuses on the places adn people, the mansions and neighborhoods involved with these industries.

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Grandview Drive and Springdale Cemetery Tour

Thursday, September 03, 2015 11:00 AM to 12:30 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 04, 2015 11:00 AM to 12:30 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, September 05, 2015 11:00 AM to 12:30 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.

Haunted Peoria Tour

Saturday, September 05, 2015 1:30 PM to 3:00 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.

Grandview Drive and Springdale Cemetery Tour

Thursday, September 03, 2015 11:00 AM to 12:30 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 04, 2015 11:00 AM to 12:30 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.

Naughty to Nice Tour

Saturday, September 05, 2015 11:00 AM to 12:30 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.

Haunted Peoria Tour

Saturday, September 05, 2015 1:30 PM to 3:00 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.

Grandview Drive and Springdale Cemetery Tour

Thursday, September 10, 2015 11:00 AM to 12:30 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.

Phillip Smith Civil War Diary, Day by Day Account

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Upcoming Events

Grandview Drive and Springdale Cemetery Tour

9/3/2015 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

River City Tour

9/4/2015 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

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