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
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
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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.
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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 ...
Toledo, Peoria & Western Railway (TPW) ... Ill. and Sheldon, Ill.); Keokuk
Junction Railway (Peoria, Ill.); Norfolk Southern (Logansport, Ind.); Tazewell &
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 ...
Father Jacques Marquette and Louis Jolliet explored the shores of Peoria. 1680
... This first European settlement in Illinois had trading posts, a blacksmith shop, ...
Illinois to its southern tip, from the bustling city of Chicago to the smallest ...... The
first European settlement in Illinois, Peoria is rich in history and even richer in ...