As a non-profit, we rely on the generous support of individuals, businesses, and foundations.
Celebrate The Splendor of Christmas Past with a Tour of Five Historical Peoria Homes December 7 & 8, 2013
Come see the John C. Flanagan House decorated for the holidays with a Christmas exhibit dedicated to our service men and women of WWII. Open first Sundays 1 - 4 pm and anytime by appointment.
Come celebrate a post-WWII Christmas holiday with Miss Jean Morron at The Pettengill-Morron House! Open first Sundays 1 - 4 pm and anytime by appointment.
Coming in 2014 a new Trolley Tour - Distillery Tour
Members Book Club is facilitated by The Society's President Mark Johnson and Vice President Deb Daugherty
The Society's programs and projects are made possible by the following:
Community Foundation Grant Presented to Board of Trustees at November board meeting at Pettengill-Morron House
Thanks to a $2,500 grant from the Illinois State Historical Records Advisory Board (ISHRAB), the Peoria Historical Society will be able to develop a database and index that will give the public access to the earliest historical records of Peoria and the Central Illinois River Valley.
Organizations celebrating 100-year anniversaries in 2013 and recognized by the Peoria Historical Society at their Annual Meeting in May
The Society holds a Quarterly Lecture Series. Members, non-members and guests are welcome. Click Learn More below for speakers and topics.
Peoria wins the All-American City Award for the 4th time
Video featuring staff, trustees, volunteers, and the community enjoying the rich legacy of the Peoria Area and the Illinois River Valley.
Do you shop or sell on eBay? You can make a difference by shopping, selling and donating to the Peoria Historical Society at the same time! It's easy, convenient and tax deductible.
List of Winners: 49th Rennick Juried Art Show: The Society's annual juried art show is now available for viewing on the Exhibit Page at the top.
Peoria Historical Society Awarded CAP Funds
Students interested in an internship with PHS, learning cataloging skills, doing research on arti-facts and collection items or developing marketing or exhibit materials should contact Bob Killion at 674-1921 or email@example.com
Take a look at the Peoria Historical Society's collection of postcards and pictures of historical buildings in the Peoria area. You can view and share photos using an interactive map. Click on Learn More below and then on the HistoryPin Channel link.
Volunteer, Lynn Furness, plays the Dulcimer at John C. Flanagan House Museum
Check out our YouTube videos -- music and educational presentations, with more being added continually.
Peoria Historical Society
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Peoria, Illinois 61602
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