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Website of the Week- Peoria Public Library Local History & Genealogy Department

Got relatives from the Peoria area? Be sure to check out the online resources from the Peoria Public Library's Local History & Genealogy Department! 

The Local History Room is located in the lower level of the Main Library in Peoria, and contact information is provided if you need assistance from the genealogy room staff. 

Fantastic online resources include:
  • Videos about notable Peoria residents and history
  • Detailed lists of onsite research resources
  • Downloadable cemetery records for City Cemetery, including a list of burials moved from City Cemetery to Springdale Cemetery, a plat map, and more
  • Research tips from staff members
  • A link to the Peoria Postcards collection at the Illinois Digital Archives
Peoria has a long and detailed past- get started with your family history research by visiting the Peoria Public Library's Local History & Genealogy page!

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