As a non-profit, we rely on the generous support of individuals, businesses, and foundations.
You are invited to participate or view the local artistic talent at the Peoria Public Library downtown branch lower level gallery. Submissions will be accepted Monday, May 1, 2017 from 10:30 am to 5:30 pm. For additional information please call the PHS office 309-674-1921 from 9 am - 4:30 pm Tue - Fri.
Flanagan House is featuring spectacular antique quilts dating from the Civil War through the 1930s. Also Depression era flour & feed sacks. At P-M House, grown-ups can find Easter treats with chocolates, tour and gift shop coupons! Also featuring vintage Louis Vuitton pieces.Tickets are $10 at the door for one home tour or $15 for both! Children 5 and under are free.
All members are invited to attend to the PHS annual meeting on Thursday, May 11th at Pettengill-Morron house at 5 pm. We will be introducing our new executive director, electing new officers and trustees. Our new logo will be introducted. Awards will be presented then stay for a brief reception following the meeting.
Take a ride through Peoria's past with our certified guides. Tours begin are on Fridays and Saturdays at 11 am and also at 1:30 pm on Saturdays. Tickets are $15 and last approximately 1-1/2 hours long. This years tours are River City, Roll Out the Barrel, Naughty to Nice, Grandview Drive and Springdale Cemetery, Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War, Haunted Peoria and new this year is Monuments and Landmarks.
Shop for treasures or take a historic house tour. Volunteers needed for set up June 8th and 9th and day of sale. Spring cleaning - donations need not be antique or vintage, but no clothing or electronic (no plugs). House will be open for tours day of sale. Questions? Call the office 309-674-1921
“Phil” Smith Pens Diary in Which Is Written Day By Day Happenings at Long War of the Rebellion
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