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Peoria, Illinois


Peoria /piːˈɔːriə/ is a city in and the county seat of Peoria County, Illinois, United States, and the largest city on the Illinois River. Established in 1691 by the French ...

Foreign Immigrants in Illinois 1850 - Illinois Periodicals Online


In western and northern Europe during the 1840s, Illinois was a popular destination .... In Peoria County, foreigners comprised 26.3% of the diverse population.

The First European Settlement in Illinois - Peoria Historical Society


Father Jacques Marquette and Louis Jolliet explored the shores of Peoria. 1680 ... This first European settlement in Illinois had trading posts, a blacksmith shop, ...

Peoria, Illinois - Illinois in Focus: A Photographic Tour of the Land of ...


Located along the northern bank of the Illinois River, Peoria is claimed by some, ... Peoria is the site of the first European settlement as French explorers La Salle  ...

Peoria Zoo Domestic Polecat (Ferret) - Peoria Zoo


Originally Northern Africa but now can be found all over the world. ... The European polecat is a typical standard sable, whereas pet ferrets can come in many shades, from deep black and dark brown to chocolate and light ... Peoria, IL 61603

Research History: Timeline of Illinois History


According to legend, northern tribes besiege and starve Illinois Indians tribes at .... commemorating the 400<sup>th</sup> anniversary of European exploratory voyages to the ..... Born and raised in Peoria, Illinois, she was a leader in the women's rights ...

Wax Center Locations | European Wax Center


European Wax Center Locations. Visit our location page to find a waxing location near you and get directions, operation hours and local information.

Jim Duensing - Select Region


... held a variety of positions including Corporate Funding Manager at Caterpillar Inc. in Peoria, Illinois, Caterpillar Financial Northern Europe Region Managing ...

Peoria PlayHouse Programs - Peoria Park District


All Celebrate Peoria events are free with museum admission. ... by joining us for Midsummer, a Northern European holiday celebrating the summer solstice. ... 1125 W. Lake Avenue, Peoria, IL 61614 • (309) 682-1200 • A member of the Illinois ...

Programs - Peoria Area World Affairs Council


August: Update Cuba: Illinois Agriculture and Business Leading the Way September: A ... July: Victory in Europe: Battle Sites in Northern France and Holland

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Native Americans:American Indian Tribes of Illinois


Oct 2, 2002 ... Pah-me-cow-ee-tah, or Man Who Tracks, a Peoria Illinois Chief ... In the 1600s, when American Indians first came into contact with Europeans in the Great ... During the 1700s and early 1800s, the territory of the Illinois Indians ...

NCJ to gather in Peoria to elect four bishops | Northern Illinois ...


Jul 7, 2016 ... PEORIA – When delegates from the 11 annual conferences of the North ... Central and Southern Europe, Congo, Germany, Northern Europe, ...

East Peoria, Peoria take roundabout way to roads - Journal Star


Feb 26, 2012 ... In the real world, Peoria officials say after two or three times, most ... feature in the Peoria region, especially in the northern sections of ... traffic circle in the movie “ National Lampoon's European Vacation.” ... The new intersection designs could put Peoria on a progressive path in Illinois, where roundabout...