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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.

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 ...

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


Extensive resource of Illinois online newspapers for information on local issues, politics, events, finance and business Start here to find that newspaper.

Dome Planetarium - Stars Over Peoria Blog - Peoria Riverfront ...


For more info, visit the blog at starsoverpeoria.blogspot.com ! ..... The Lapps people, who lived in modern day northern Europe, saw elk antlers in the stars here, and the ..... Southern Illinois University is having a big event for the eclipse.

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.

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

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., ...

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 ...

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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.

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, ...

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 ...