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Grandview Drive and Springdale Cemetery Tour



Grandview Drive
Peoria’s premier scenic drive 
dubbed the
"World’s Most Beautiful Drive"
by President Theodore Roosevelt


Springdale Cemetery
The oldest chartered cemetery
in the state of Illinois 

While winding along Grandview Drive, view the elegant homes of past and present, prosperous merchants, landowners, and professionals. See the Illinois River from the best vantage point in Peoria. The next segment of the tour is Springdale Cemetery, which is the oldest chartered cemetery in the state of Illinois. Hervey Lightner designed this 270-acre tree-studded cemetery with miles of twisting roads in 1855. You will appreciate the serene park-like setting and hear about the founding fathers and mothers of Peoria. A must see!

History Tour runs on the following Fridays :

July 14 and July 28

September 8 and September 22

This tour departs from Exhibit A Gallery 5901 N Prospect Peoria Heights, IL

NOT the Peoria Riverfront Museum in July & September 

and Fridays in October from the Peoria Riverfront Museum

Time: 11:00 A.M. (1½ hours)


Schedule & Purchase Tickets


For additional information call (309)686-7000 Riverfront Museum or

Peoria Historical Society 309-674-1921


Cost: $15 tour ticket purchase at the Peoria Riverfront Museum or for this tour from guide with check or cash only

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