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Peoria Historical Society members showing their current membership cards will qualify for complimentary admission to the Peoria Zoo, Peoria Riverfront Museum and Wildlife Prairie Park and the Flanagan House & Pettengill-Morron House Museums.
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.
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.
“Phil” Smith Pens Diary in Which Is Written Day By Day Happenings at Long War of the Rebellion
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