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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peoria,_Illinois

Peoria 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 explorer Henri de Tonti, Peoria is the oldest European settlement in Illinois, ... Peoria had a population of 118,943 in 2010, when far northern Peoria was also included.

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In western and northern Europe during the 1840s, Illinois was a popular destination .... In Peoria County, foreigners comprised 26.3% of the diverse population.

www.illinoisinfocus.com/peoria.html

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  ...

www.britannica.com/place/Peoria-Illinois

Feb 1, 2015 ... Peoria: city, seat (1825) of Peoria county, central Illinois, U.S. Peoria lies along the ... who had long inhabited the area before European settlement. ... navigable stream of northern and central Illinois, U.S. It is formed by the ...

www.peoriahistoricalsociety.org/!/History-Of-Peoria/First-European-Settlement-In-Ill

Father Jacques Marquette and Louis Jolliet explored the shores of Peoria. 1680 ... This first European settlement in Illinois had trading posts, a blacksmith shop, ...

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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 ...

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

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Peoria, IL 61614 ... SARAVALE MEAT MARKET & EUROPEAN DELI ... and foods that are integral to the cuisine of Central, Eastern and Northern Europe. Plus ...

www.pjstar.com/news/20160902/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 Europe.

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The setting is perfect. A shimmering white sand beach extending languorously along the northern coast of Mexico's famous Riviera Maya. At IBEROSTAR ...