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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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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, ...

Spiders of Illinois

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Native to southern Europe, this spider has made its way into North America, where it is now fairly widespread. It is commonly found indoors, where it prowls walls ...

Illinois - New World Encyclopedia

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Apr 7, 2014 ... In addition to immigrants from Europe, large numbers of ... Cities include Peoria ( the third largest metropolitan area in Illinois at 370,000), ... The third division is Southern Illinois, all of the area south of U.S. Route 50, including ...

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

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Jan 12, 2015 ... 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 ...

PoloniaIllinois :: Informator polonijny w USA :: Polacy w Illinois ...

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Illinois (pronounced IL-i-NOY), the 21st state admitted to the United States of ... of 21 demographic factors found Illinois the 'most average state', while Peoria has ... and southern areas attracted immigrants from Eastern and Southern Europe.

Toledo, Peoria & Western Railway - Genesee & Wyoming Inc.

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Toledo, Peoria & Western Railway (TPW) ... Ill. and Sheldon, Ill.); Keokuk Junction Railway (Peoria, Ill.); Norfolk Southern (Logansport, Ind.); Tazewell & Peoria ...