Peoria Area History & Trivia
The Peoria area is rich in history. The story of the evolution of this region is extensive, so we offer several highlights:
- Famous Peorians
- Historical Timeline
- Illinois' First European Settlement
- Population Booms ~ Peoria Flourishes
- Rollin' on the River
- World's Most Beautiful Drive
- Will it Play in Peoria?
- Sports in the Greater Peoria Area
For more historical information on the area, contact the Peoria Historical Society at 309-674-1921 or visit http://www.peoriahistoricalsociety.org/.