As a non-profit, we rely on the generous support of individuals, businesses, and foundations.
The Pettengill-Morron House Museum was built by Moses Pettengill in 1868 in the Second Empire architectural style, the house has 11 rooms. The museum contains a unique collection of objects from several Peoria families. In 1900 a colonial revival porch and porte-cochere were added, giving the home a grand Victorian appearance. Jean Morron acquired the property from the John Boyd Stone family in 1953 and owned the house until her death in 1966. After her death the house and its contents were given to the Peoria Historical Society.
Tours$10.00 Adult and $3.00 Children ages 5-12, tour both historic homes for $15.00
Arrange special tours by contacting the PHS office (309-674-1921).
* PHS logoed merchandise* Peoria/Illinois historical books * Stationery and cards* Gifts for special occasions* Other items too numerous to list
Cruise the Illinois River on the Spirit of Peoria with Switchback Thursday, August 13, 2015
Peoria Historical Society
611 SW Washington Street
Peoria, Illinois 61602
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