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Trivia Night

Join us on Saturday, October 21st at the Ivy Club for a fun evening with dinner at 6 pm and trivia at 7pm

4th of July

4th of July

Celebrate the 4th of July with the best seats in the house - Flanagan House lawn overlooking the Illinois River.

Sunday Open House

Sunday Open House

Pettengill-Morron House Open House

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.

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

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

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.

Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War Tour

Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War Tour

Follow President Lincoln in Peoria, learn about Camp Peoria and Camp Lyon, and hear stories of our Civil War veterans with the Abraham Lincoln and Civil War Tour.

Naughty to Nice Tour

Naughty to Nice Tour

Follow Peoria's history from the naughty (the 1920's, the gambling and gangsters) to the nice (Peoria's four All-American City Awards) with the Naughty to Nice Tour.

Grandview Drive and Springdale Cemetery Tour

Grandview Drive and Springdale Cemetery Tour

Explore Peoria's premier scenic drive - dubbed the World's Most Beautiful Drive by President Theodore Roosevelt and the oldest chartered cemetary in the state of Illinois while you take a ride on the Grandview Drive and Springdale Cemetery Tour.

Haunted Peoria

Haunted Peoria

Explore the darker side of Peoria as we venture to places where strange sightings and legendary deaths have been reported on the Haunted Peoria Tour.

Roll Out the Barrel Tour

Travel through the earliest sections of downtown and on to Peoria's Warehouse District. Discover facts about distilling in Peoria.

River City Tour

River City Tour

The Native Americans, the French, the whiskey and earthmoving capital of the world, the grand mansions and Grandview Drive - the River City Tour has it all.

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

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Trivia Night

8/18/2017

4th of July

6/14/2017
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