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Historical Trolley Tours -- Explore Peoria's Past with one of our fascinating, historical tours.The 2015 summer schedule will be Thursday & Friday mornings departing from Harp & Thistle in Peoria Heights at 11 am. and Saturdays from Kelleher's on Water St in Peoria at 11 am and 1:30 pm.
Tours will be offered from June through the end of October.
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.
Follow Peoria's history from the naughty (the 1920's, the gambling and gangsters) to the nice (Peoria's four All-American City Awards) with the Naughty to Nice Tour.
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.
Explore the darker side of Peoria as we venture to places where strange sightings and legendary deaths have been reported on the Haunted Peoria Tour.
Travel through the earliest sections of downtown and on to Peoria's Warehouse District. Discover facts about distilling in Peoria.
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.
The Pettengill-Morron House Museum was built by Moses Pettengill in 1868 in the Second Empire architectural style, the house has 11 rooms.
“Phil” Smith Pens Diary in Which Is Written Day By Day Happenings at Long War of the Rebellion
Peoria Historical Society
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Peoria, Illinois 61602
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