Abraham Lincoln in Peoria

by Peoria Historical Society

A Historical and Pictorial Record of Abraham Lincoln’s Visits to Peoria from 1832 to 1858

The diligent research of Earnest East, a founder of the Peoria Historical Society in 1934 and a Director of the Illinois State Historical Society, forms the basis for this publication celebrating the 200th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s birth and the 75th anniversary of the Peoria Historical Society. .

 

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