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Quarterly Lecture Series

The PHS Lecture Series
is open to: 

PHS general membership, guests and those interested in Peoria History

 


Wednesday,
January 29, 2014
7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Peoria Riverfront Museum Auditorium

 Speaker: Ken Zurski

 

This lecture will focus on Mr. Zurski's recent book "The Wreck of the Columbia."  Mr. Zurski will discuss the details of the wreck of the Riverboat Columbia as well as the rescue efforts and resulting indictments and trials following the disaster.

 

Wednesday,
May 07, 2014
7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Peoria Riverfront Museum Auditorium

Speaker: Vicki Howell

Annual Meeting
 and
Quarterly Lecture
will be one and the same.
Click above for details.

Mrs. Howell is the great-great-granddaughter of Josiah Fulton, one of the first seven Americans to settle at the site of the burned Fort Clark along the banks of the Illinois River in 1819.  This marked the beginning of the establishment of the American settlement which would grow into today's city of Peoria.  Mrs. Howell will share her information on the Fulton family, including family memorabilia and documentation. 

Josiah Fulton

 

Thursday, August 14, 2014
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

100 NE Water St, Peoria, IL 

 

PHS Summer Social
River Cruise on
The Spirit of Peoria

 

 The Spirit of Peoria

Wednesday,
November 5, 2014
7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Peoria Riverfront Museum Auditorium

Speaker: TBD

 

 

 

Schedule:

Quarterly Lecture Series

Wednesday, November 05, 2014

The Society holds a Quarterly Lecture Series. Members, non-members and guests are welcome. Click to learn more.

Wheels O' Time Museum

On May 1, 2014, Wheels O' Time Museum opens for the 31st season. The Peoria Historical Society has 24 collection items on display at the north Knoxville museum. Check out the WOT Museum website and and plan a visit today.

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Grandview Drive and Springdale Cemetery Tour

7/31/2014 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

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