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Splendor of Christmas Past 2016

Splendor of Christmas Past 2016

Enjoy the wonder of the holidays with the Peoria Historical Society for our 2016 Splendor of Christmas Past with our two historic homes and three private homes open to the public.

Tickets can be purchased at any home on the days of the tour or in advance after November 1 at:

Gregg Florist - 1015 E War Memorial
Relics - 1219 W Glen
Urban Artifacts - 925 N Sheridan
Exhibit A Gallery - 4607 N Prospect
PHS Office - 611 SW Washington

Phillip Smith Civil War Diary, Day by Day Account

Phillip Smith Civil War Diary, Day by Day Account

“Phil” Smith Pens Diary in Which Is Written Day By Day Happenings at Long War of the Rebellion

Grants

The Society's programs and projects are made possible by the following:

Community Foundation Grant

Community Foundation Grant

Community Foundation Grant Presented to Board of Trustees at November board meeting at Pettengill-Morron House

Peoria Historical Society Awarded ISHRAB Grant

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.

Student Internships Available

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 rkillion@peoriahistoricalsociety.org

eBay - Giving Works

eBay - Giving Works

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.

Society Awarded CAP Funds

Peoria Historical Society Awarded CAP Funds

Historypin Channel

Historypin Channel

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.

Dulcimer Player

Dulcimer Player

Volunteer, Lynn Furness, plays the Dulcimer at John C. Flanagan House Museum

YouTube Channel of Peoria Historical Society

Check out our YouTube videos -- music and educational presentations, with more being added continually.

Splendor of Christmas Past 2016

Enjoy the wonder of the holidays with the Peoria Historical Society for our 2016 Splendor of Christmas Past with our two historic homes and three private homes open to the public. Tickets can be purchased at any home on the days of the tour or in advance after November 1 at: Gregg Florist - 1015 E War Memorial Relics - 1219 W Glen Urban Artifacts - 925 N Sheridan Exhibit A Gallery - 4607 N Prospect PHS Office - 611 SW Washington

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