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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.

Human Interactions: European Settlers - Illinois State Museum


Sep 1, 2011 ... French exploration of the Mississippi and Illinois rivers began in the ... had established posts or settlements at Peoria, Crevecoeur, Le Rocher, and Cahokia. ... of New France and the northern part of the province of Louisiana.

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, ...

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  ...

Illinois Gastroenterology Institute - Celiac Sprue


Illinois Gastroenterolgy Institute, located in Peoria, Illinois, is the largest GI ... genetic disorder tends to be most common in people of northern European descent.

Spirit of Peoria - Illinois River Facts


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

Peoria Illinois History - Peoria.com


Peoria Illinois History - The Native Americans:Archaeologists can trace early man ... Foxes and other northern tribes against the Illinois, about 1768, the Kickapoo ... This first European settlement in Illinois had trading posts, a blacksmith shop, ...

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

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.