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Peoria, Illinois - Wikipedia

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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

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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 ...

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

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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 ...

Human Interactions: European Settlers - Illinois State Museum

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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.

Tazewell & Peoria Railroad - Genesee & Wyoming Inc.

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... Ill.); Illinois & Midland Railroad (Creve Coeur, Ill.); Iowa Interstate Railroad ( Creve Cœur, Ill.); Norfolk Southern (Creve Coeur, Ill.); Toledo, Peoria & Western ...

Wax Center Locations | European Wax Center

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European Wax Center Locations. Visit our location page to find a waxing location near you and get directions, operation hours and local information.

The First European Settlement in Illinois - Peoria Historical Society

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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 Charter Travel | Home

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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 ...

Illinois Genealogy -- Ethnic Groups - Genealoger

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

Neo-Nazi | Southern Poverty Law Center

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Nazism, of course, has roots in Europe, and links between American and European neo-Nazis are strong and growing stronger. ... at European audiences -- materials that would be illegal under European anti-racism laws. ... East Peoria, IL.