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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 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: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 ...

Business - Journal Star - Peoria, IL


PEORIA - Pecan Street will be closed beginning at 7 a.m. Monday between ... make a $350 million investment and add 300 jobs to its plant in northern Illinois. .... After Britain's recent vote to leave the European Union, worried investors fled to ...

Illinois Newspapers (IL) : Chicago Newspapers : Newspapers from ...


Extensive resource of Illinois online newspapers for information on local ... Europe · Eastern Europe · Northern Europe · Southern Europe · Western Europe ... Star (Peoria); The Journal-Standard (Freeport); Kane County Chronicle ( Geneva) ... The Northern Star (Northern Illinois University); Northwest Herald (...

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.

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, ...

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 ...

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.

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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, ...

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 ...

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.