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Peoria Remembers 2nd Annual Spring Boutique & Showcase Peoria Civic Center Ballroom

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Join us in celebrating the 180th anniversary of the town of Peoria's incorporation at the Peoria Civic Center Ballroom. There will be a "You Are There" program hosted by Tom McIntrye hosting "Peoria founders" portrayed by David Koehler, Ryan Spain, Doug Orear, Barbara & Dr. Joseph Couri. The entertainment and deserts and refreshments will begin at 3pm. The boutique with vendors offering their artwork, jewelry,books and other specialty gifts will open at 1pm. A cash bar will be available.

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51st Annual Rennick Juried Art Show

Saturday, May 02, 2015 to Thursday, May 28, 2015

The Peoria Historical Society in collaboration with the Peoria Public Library is presenting the 51st annual Rennick Juried Art Show in the downtown libraries' lower level gallery. The show is open to the public during library hours from May 2, 2015 to May 28, 2015. An artist's reception will be held on May 16, 2015 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.

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51st Annual Rennick Juried Art Show

Saturday, May 02, 2015 to Thursday, May 28, 2015

The Peoria Historical Society in collaboration with the Peoria Public Library is presenting the 51st annual Rennick Juried Art Show in the downtown libraries' lower level gallery. The show is open to the public during library hours from May 2, 2015 to May 28, 2015. An artist's reception will be held on May 16, 2015 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.

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51st Annual Rennick Juried Art Show

Saturday, May 02, 2015 to Thursday, May 28, 2015

The Peoria Historical Society in collaboration with the Peoria Public Library is presenting the 51st annual Rennick Juried Art Show in the downtown libraries' lower level gallery. The show is open to the public during library hours from May 2, 2015 to May 28, 2015. An artist's reception will be held on May 16, 2015 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.

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51st Annual Rennick Juried Art Show

Saturday, May 02, 2015 to Thursday, May 28, 2015

The Peoria Historical Society in collaboration with the Peoria Public Library is presenting the 51st annual Rennick Juried Art Show in the downtown libraries' lower level gallery. The show is open to the public during library hours from May 2, 2015 to May 28, 2015. An artist's reception will be held on May 16, 2015 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.

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51st Annual Rennick Juried Art Show

Saturday, May 02, 2015 to Thursday, May 28, 2015

The Peoria Historical Society in collaboration with the Peoria Public Library is presenting the 51st annual Rennick Juried Art Show in the downtown libraries' lower level gallery. The show is open to the public during library hours from May 2, 2015 to May 28, 2015. An artist's reception will be held on May 16, 2015 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.

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51st Annual Rennick Juried Art Show

Saturday, May 02, 2015 to Thursday, May 28, 2015

The Peoria Historical Society in collaboration with the Peoria Public Library is presenting the 51st annual Rennick Juried Art Show in the downtown libraries' lower level gallery. The show is open to the public during library hours from May 2, 2015 to May 28, 2015. An artist's reception will be held on May 16, 2015 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Annual Meeting

Thursday, May 07, 2015

Our annual meeting will be Thursday May 7th at 7:00 pm in the auditorium of the Peoria Riverfront Museum.

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51st Annual Rennick Juried Art Show

Saturday, May 02, 2015 to Thursday, May 28, 2015

The Peoria Historical Society in collaboration with the Peoria Public Library is presenting the 51st annual Rennick Juried Art Show in the downtown libraries' lower level gallery. The show is open to the public during library hours from May 2, 2015 to May 28, 2015. An artist's reception will be held on May 16, 2015 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.

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51st Annual Rennick Juried Art Show

Saturday, May 02, 2015 to Thursday, May 28, 2015

The Peoria Historical Society in collaboration with the Peoria Public Library is presenting the 51st annual Rennick Juried Art Show in the downtown libraries' lower level gallery. The show is open to the public during library hours from May 2, 2015 to May 28, 2015. An artist's reception will be held on May 16, 2015 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.

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51st Annual Rennick Juried Art Show

Saturday, May 02, 2015 to Thursday, May 28, 2015

The Peoria Historical Society in collaboration with the Peoria Public Library is presenting the 51st annual Rennick Juried Art Show in the downtown libraries' lower level gallery. The show is open to the public during library hours from May 2, 2015 to May 28, 2015. An artist's reception will be held on May 16, 2015 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.

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51st Annual Rennick Juried Art Show

Saturday, May 02, 2015 to Thursday, May 28, 2015

The Peoria Historical Society in collaboration with the Peoria Public Library is presenting the 51st annual Rennick Juried Art Show in the downtown libraries' lower level gallery. The show is open to the public during library hours from May 2, 2015 to May 28, 2015. An artist's reception will be held on May 16, 2015 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.

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51st Annual Rennick Juried Art Show

Saturday, May 02, 2015 to Thursday, May 28, 2015

The Peoria Historical Society in collaboration with the Peoria Public Library is presenting the 51st annual Rennick Juried Art Show in the downtown libraries' lower level gallery. The show is open to the public during library hours from May 2, 2015 to May 28, 2015. An artist's reception will be held on May 16, 2015 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.

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51st Annual Rennick Juried Art Show

Saturday, May 02, 2015 to Thursday, May 28, 2015

The Peoria Historical Society in collaboration with the Peoria Public Library is presenting the 51st annual Rennick Juried Art Show in the downtown libraries' lower level gallery. The show is open to the public during library hours from May 2, 2015 to May 28, 2015. An artist's reception will be held on May 16, 2015 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.

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51st Annual Rennick Juried Art Show

Saturday, May 02, 2015 to Thursday, May 28, 2015

The Peoria Historical Society in collaboration with the Peoria Public Library is presenting the 51st annual Rennick Juried Art Show in the downtown libraries' lower level gallery. The show is open to the public during library hours from May 2, 2015 to May 28, 2015. An artist's reception will be held on May 16, 2015 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.

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51st Annual Rennick Juried Art Show

Saturday, May 02, 2015 to Thursday, May 28, 2015

The Peoria Historical Society in collaboration with the Peoria Public Library is presenting the 51st annual Rennick Juried Art Show in the downtown libraries' lower level gallery. The show is open to the public during library hours from May 2, 2015 to May 28, 2015. An artist's reception will be held on May 16, 2015 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.

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51st Annual Rennick Juried Art Show

Saturday, May 02, 2015 to Thursday, May 28, 2015

The Peoria Historical Society in collaboration with the Peoria Public Library is presenting the 51st annual Rennick Juried Art Show in the downtown libraries' lower level gallery. The show is open to the public during library hours from May 2, 2015 to May 28, 2015. An artist's reception will be held on May 16, 2015 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.

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51st Annual Rennick Juried Art Show

Saturday, May 02, 2015 to Thursday, May 28, 2015

The Peoria Historical Society in collaboration with the Peoria Public Library is presenting the 51st annual Rennick Juried Art Show in the downtown libraries' lower level gallery. The show is open to the public during library hours from May 2, 2015 to May 28, 2015. An artist's reception will be held on May 16, 2015 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.

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51st Annual Rennick Juried Art Show

Saturday, May 02, 2015 to Thursday, May 28, 2015

The Peoria Historical Society in collaboration with the Peoria Public Library is presenting the 51st annual Rennick Juried Art Show in the downtown libraries' lower level gallery. The show is open to the public during library hours from May 2, 2015 to May 28, 2015. An artist's reception will be held on May 16, 2015 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.

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51st Annual Rennick Juried Art Show

Saturday, May 02, 2015 to Thursday, May 28, 2015

The Peoria Historical Society in collaboration with the Peoria Public Library is presenting the 51st annual Rennick Juried Art Show in the downtown libraries' lower level gallery. The show is open to the public during library hours from May 2, 2015 to May 28, 2015. An artist's reception will be held on May 16, 2015 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.

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51st Annual Rennick Juried Art Show

Saturday, May 02, 2015 to Thursday, May 28, 2015

The Peoria Historical Society in collaboration with the Peoria Public Library is presenting the 51st annual Rennick Juried Art Show in the downtown libraries' lower level gallery. The show is open to the public during library hours from May 2, 2015 to May 28, 2015. An artist's reception will be held on May 16, 2015 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.

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51st Annual Rennick Juried Art Show

Saturday, May 02, 2015 to Thursday, May 28, 2015

The Peoria Historical Society in collaboration with the Peoria Public Library is presenting the 51st annual Rennick Juried Art Show in the downtown libraries' lower level gallery. The show is open to the public during library hours from May 2, 2015 to May 28, 2015. An artist's reception will be held on May 16, 2015 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.

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51st Annual Rennick Juried Art Show

Saturday, May 02, 2015 to Thursday, May 28, 2015

The Peoria Historical Society in collaboration with the Peoria Public Library is presenting the 51st annual Rennick Juried Art Show in the downtown libraries' lower level gallery. The show is open to the public during library hours from May 2, 2015 to May 28, 2015. An artist's reception will be held on May 16, 2015 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.

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51st Annual Rennick Juried Art Show

Saturday, May 02, 2015 to Thursday, May 28, 2015

The Peoria Historical Society in collaboration with the Peoria Public Library is presenting the 51st annual Rennick Juried Art Show in the downtown libraries' lower level gallery. The show is open to the public during library hours from May 2, 2015 to May 28, 2015. An artist's reception will be held on May 16, 2015 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.

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51st Annual Rennick Juried Art Show

Saturday, May 02, 2015 to Thursday, May 28, 2015

The Peoria Historical Society in collaboration with the Peoria Public Library is presenting the 51st annual Rennick Juried Art Show in the downtown libraries' lower level gallery. The show is open to the public during library hours from May 2, 2015 to May 28, 2015. An artist's reception will be held on May 16, 2015 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.

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51st Annual Rennick Juried Art Show

Saturday, May 02, 2015 to Thursday, May 28, 2015

The Peoria Historical Society in collaboration with the Peoria Public Library is presenting the 51st annual Rennick Juried Art Show in the downtown libraries' lower level gallery. The show is open to the public during library hours from May 2, 2015 to May 28, 2015. An artist's reception will be held on May 16, 2015 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.

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51st Annual Rennick Juried Art Show

Saturday, May 02, 2015 to Thursday, May 28, 2015

The Peoria Historical Society in collaboration with the Peoria Public Library is presenting the 51st annual Rennick Juried Art Show in the downtown libraries' lower level gallery. The show is open to the public during library hours from May 2, 2015 to May 28, 2015. An artist's reception will be held on May 16, 2015 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.

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51st Annual Rennick Juried Art Show

Saturday, May 02, 2015 to Thursday, May 28, 2015

The Peoria Historical Society in collaboration with the Peoria Public Library is presenting the 51st annual Rennick Juried Art Show in the downtown libraries' lower level gallery. The show is open to the public during library hours from May 2, 2015 to May 28, 2015. An artist's reception will be held on May 16, 2015 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.

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51st Annual Rennick Juried Art Show

Saturday, May 02, 2015 to Thursday, May 28, 2015

The Peoria Historical Society in collaboration with the Peoria Public Library is presenting the 51st annual Rennick Juried Art Show in the downtown libraries' lower level gallery. The show is open to the public during library hours from May 2, 2015 to May 28, 2015. An artist's reception will be held on May 16, 2015 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.

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Trolley Tour - River City

Thursday, June 04, 2015 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

The Native Americans, the French, the whiskey and earthmoving capital of the world, and the grand mansions - The River City Tour has it all. Tour departs from Harp & Thistle in Peoria Heights.

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Grandview Drive and Springdale Cemetery Trolley Tour

Friday, June 05, 2015 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

While winding along Grandview Drive, view the elegant homes of the past and present. See the Illinois River from the best vantage point in Peoria. The next segment goes through the oldest chartered cemetery in Illinois, Springdale Cemetery.

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Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War Tour

Saturday, June 06, 2015 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

Follow Lincoln in Peoria. Hear the stories of our Civil War veterans and view the GAR Hall. Tour departs from Kelleher's.

House Tours at the Pettingill-Morron House and the Flanagan House start today

Saturday, June 06, 2015 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

House Tours at the Pettingill-Morron House and Flanagan House Museums start today and will follow through October on the first Sunday of every month.

Roll Out the Barrel Tour

Saturday, June 06, 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.

Trolley Tour - River City

Thursday, June 04, 2015 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

The Native Americans, the French, the whiskey and earthmoving capital of the world, and the grand mansions - The River City Tour has it all. Tour departs from Harp & Thistle in Peoria Heights.

Grandview Drive and Springdale Cemetery Trolley Tour

Friday, June 05, 2015 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

While winding along Grandview Drive, view the elegant homes of the past and present. See the Illinois River from the best vantage point in Peoria. The next segment goes through the oldest chartered cemetery in Illinois, Springdale Cemetery.

Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War Tour

Saturday, June 06, 2015 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

Follow Lincoln in Peoria. Hear the stories of our Civil War veterans and view the GAR Hall.
Tour departs from Kelleher's.

House Tours at the Pettingill-Morron House and the Flanagan House start today

Saturday, June 06, 2015 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

House Tours at the Pettingill-Morron House and Flanagan House Museums start today and will follow through October on the first Sunday of every month.

Phillip Smith Civil War Diary, Day by Day Account

“Phil” Smith Pens Diary in Which Is Written Day By Day Happenings at Long War of the Rebellion

Upcoming Events

51st Annual Rennick Juried Art Show

5/2/2015 to 5/28/2015

Trolley Tour - River City

6/4/2015 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

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