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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.

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

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  ...

Research History: Timeline of Illinois History - Illinois.gov


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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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.

Spiders of Illinois


Illinois. Illinois Spiders ... Species Found in Illinois ... collectively found throughout most of the U.S. and southern Canada, and northern Mexico. ... Native to Europe, it has become established in southeastern Canada and the eastern U.S., ...

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 ...

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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:Historic:The Illinois - Illinois State Museum


Their descendants, the Peoria Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma, are now scattered ... Identifies the tribes of the Illinois and describes their language, territory, and personal ... forms of recreation, and their Native American and European neighbors.

Timber Frame Barns of Midwest America - Trillium Dell Timberworks


The French built some of first European structures in Peoria, IL, in 1682. ... post, and others), black and red oak (northern red, southern red), walnut, sugar maple,  ...