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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 ...

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.

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.

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 | 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

Illinois Route 66 - Illinois Scenic Byways

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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 ...