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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 ...

Illinois | history - geography - state, United States | Britannica.com


Jan 30, 2017 ... Southern Illinois consists of gently sloping, open hills. ... Before European settlers —first the French and then the English—moved in beginning in the .... Some cities (notably Peoria and Decatur) support such industries as the ...

Foreign Immigrants in Illinois 1850 - Illinois Periodicals Online


In western and northern Europe during the 1840s, Illinois was a popular destination for ... Birkbeck promoted emigration to his English Colony in southern Illinois: .... mixture in Peoria County compared with the northeast Illinois where Irish ...

Human Interactions: European Settlers - Illinois State Museum


Sep 1, 2011 ... European Settlers ... established posts or settlements at Peoria, Crevecoeur, Le Rocher, and Cahokia. ... The forests of Southern Illinois provided these settlers with timber for housing and streams for transportation and mills.

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. ... southern region; Culture adopted by Illinois Indians: Northeast Woodlands ...

Sales Agent - central & southern IL Jobs in Peoria, IL - Combined ...


Feb 10, 2017 ... Sales Agent - central & southern IL. Combined Insurance • Peoria, IL ... and life insurance products in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific.

Peoria Charter Travel | Home


Join us as we depart Central IL for our Canadian Adventure! ... Southern Charm .... One of Europe's most legendary rivers awaits on this mesmerizing journey ...

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, ...

Getting to Know Europe - EU


Through its Getting to Know Europe grant competition, the European ... Friends of the Goethe Southern California will bring 3 contemporary dance and ... EU Day and “EU on the Road” activities in both Champaign-Urbana and Peoria, IL, the ...

Illinois Genealogy -- Ethnic Groups - Genealoger


Chicago, Belleville, Galena, Quincy, Alton, Peoria, and Peru were home to most ... Central and southern Illinois was settled mostly by Germans, English, Swiss, ...