june, 2022

thu16jun8:30 am10:00 amPeoria Historical Society - Walking Tour of High Street and Moss Avenue8:30 am - 10:00 am Converse Marketing, 1125 Main Street

Event Details

Peoria Historical Society Walking Tour of High Street and Moss Avenue will start in the parking lot of Converse Marketing (located at 1125 Main Street in Peoria) from 8:30 -10 am. Join us on a stroll down High Street, first settled by distillers and financiers and others associated with the brewing and distilling industries. You will learn about many of the lavish homes found there, from the Easton Mansion/Converse Marketing to the Greenhut Mansion. Continue down the first part of Moss Avenue, one of the first paved streets in Peoria, and home to the second generation of whiskey barons.   Tickets are $15 and are available at https://309tix.com/

Event Notes:  Participants should feel comfortable walking 1 ½ miles and standing up to 20 minutes.   There may be uneven ground a on public sidewalks.  Tours will go rain or shine, except in the case of severe weather. Participants should dress accordingly. If severe weather comes up while a tour is taking place, it may be cut short to ensure the safety of the participants. 

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Time

(Thursday) 8:30 am - 10:00 am

Location

Converse Marketing

1125 Main Street

Organizer

Peoria Historical Society

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