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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.

History of Illinois Indians *** - Native Indian Tribes


Visit this site for facts and information about the history of Illinois Indians. ... At the point of contact with the Europeans there were two Native American ... Iowa and Missouri, Cahokia, Kaskaskia, Michigamea, Moingwena, Peoria, and Tamaroa. ... were almost constantly harassed by the Sioux, Fox, and other northern tribes.

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, ...

Illinois Gastroenterology Institute - Celiac Sprue


Illinois Medical Center • 1001 Main Street - Suite 500A • Peoria, Illinois 61606 ... disorder tends to be most common in people of northern European descent.

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 ...

Native Americans:Historic:The Illinois - Illinois State Museum


At the dawn of the historic era, when European explorers first entered the land we now ... Their descendants, the Peoria Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma, are now ...

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 this ... job cuts overseas by the end of the week — in Northern Ireland and Belgium. ... including the planned launch of large material handlers for Euro...

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CATERPILLAR EMPLOYEES VOLUNTEER 80 HOURS REPAIRING PEORIA FRIENDSHIP HOUSE BUS. The bus had a Cat 3126 engine in it, so who better to  ...

Getting to Know Europe - EU


Through its Getting to Know Europe grant competition, the European ... on EU approaches to conflict resolution featuring Northern Ireland and the Balkans. ... EU Day and “EU on the Road” activities in both Champaign-Urbana and Peoria, IL, ...

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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

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  ...

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.