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


History on the Move!

The Peoria Historical Society 2019 season of History Tours has begun. Tickets available by clicking this link.

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Support Our Mission

Learn more about how to support the Historical Society by joining us as a member, through endowment or planned giving, or by making a general donation.

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First Sunday Open House July 7, 1-4 PM

The Pettengill-Morron House and the Flanagan House are open every first Sunday from 1-4 PM for tours. Get out of the summer heat and enjoy a docent led tour of these lovely homes.

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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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Be a part of our history.

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.