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Our Mission is To preserve, share and celebrate the stories of the Peoria area.


VIP Holiday Home TOur!

The VIP Tour includes a cocktail reception at the home of Dr and Mrs Lindsey Ma, on Moss Ave. Following a tour the Ma’s lovely home, board a charter coach for 22 for the Holiday Home Tour of the other 5 properties. No driving, one additional home tour, comfort and cocktails.

Tickets available Friday Nov 8→

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Holiday Home Tour

The Holiday Home Tour will be held Saturday Dec 7th from 5:00 - 9:00 PM and Sunday, December 8th from 1:00-5:00 PM. Both the Pettengill- Morron House and the Flanagan House will be featured along with two private homes and the Scottish Rite Cathedral. Tickets on sale NOW!

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Search the Peoria Historical Society’s Collection. The collection includes over 60,000 items, including artifacts, photographs, and printed materials related to the history of the Peoria area.

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Yesterday’s stories.
Tomorrow’s insight.


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As a non-profit, we rely on the generous support of individuals, businesses, and foundations. Whether you help support us through donations, membership, planned giving, endowment or volunteer time, we are grateful and honored to have every one of our supporters on board.