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Peoria, Illinois - Wikipedia


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.

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.

Peoria Audubon Society - Birding The Illinois River Valley


Mar 5, 2011 ... Note that the Mute Swans are a non-native species that were introduced to the U.S. from Northern Europe. Maury explained that in some areas, ...

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, ...

Native Americans:American Indian Tribes of Illinois


Oct 2, 2002 ... 1. Pah-me-cow-ee-tah, or Man Who Tracks, a Peoria Illinois Chief ... when American Indians first came into contact with Europeans in the Great ...

Spirit of Peoria - Illinois River Facts


The first European settlement in the state of Illinois was the Jesuitmission founded ... king and western ribbon snakes, plains leopard, and northern cricket frogs.

History of Illinois Indians *** - Native Indian Tribes


Visit this site for facts and information about the history of Illinois Indians. ... Illinois Indians before the arrival of the white European settlers and colonists. ... Iowa and Missouri, Cahokia, Kaskaskia, Michigamea, Moingwena, Peoria, and Tamaroa. ... were almost constantly harassed by the Sioux, Fox, and other northern tribes.

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

Caterpillar layoffs this week: 300 in Mossville, thousands overseas ...


Sep 2, 2016 ... A covered "mass layoff" under Illinois WARN is a reduction in force at a single ... The layoffs initiated in Mossville and other facilities in the Peoria area ... job cuts overseas by the end of the week - in Northern Ireland and Belgium. ... Ireland, including the planned launch of large material handlers for ...