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Roll Out the Barrel Tour

Travel

through the earliest sections
of downtown Peoria and into the Warehouse District

Discover facts about distilling in Peoria, IL

 

From 1850 to Prohibition, the volume of whiskey distilled, aged, bottled and shipped made Peoria the whiskey capital.  The distilleries, several large breweries, and extensive stockyards here also created the second largest grain market in the country.

 The Trolley Tour runs every Saturday in

July (July 5, 12, 19, 26)
August (August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30)

Time: 1:00 P.M. (1½ hours)

The Tour leaves from Kelleher's Irish Pub
619 SW Water Street (near State St.), Peoria, IL
Parking is available across the street from Kelleher's.

For tickets, call (309) 673-6000 

Cost: $15 tour ticket purchased at Kelleher's Irish Pub plus $1 paid to trolley driver. Seniors 65 and older ride the trolley free with proof of age and a regular ticket purchase.

 

Celebrating 100 Years

Organizations celebrating 100-year anniversaries in 2013 and recognized by the Peoria Historical Society at their Annual Meeting in May

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