Grandview Drive Walking Tour

Thursday, October 20, 2022 • 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM CDT


Event Details

Meet at the Pimeteoui Trail Overlook which is located at the first small park area/turnaround on Grandview Drive, about a third of a mile from Prospect Road.

Using the sidewalks on the bluff side of the Drive, view the incredible Lusk Castle, built as a wedding gift. Pass by the entrance to the Country Club of Peoria at the top of the former path to Al Fresco Park. Continue down to the House of a Thousand Panes, former home to visiting CAT guests as well as a local advertising firm's family. Stonecrest, the former home of the Block family of Block and Kuhl, is a beautiful home with a unique exterior. Return to the starting point while discussing other noteworthy people and their residences. The tour is about 2 miles long, and the pace of the tour is leisurely with places to stop and rest.

Venue Information

Grandview Drive
110 Southwest Washington Street
Peoria, IL 61602

Organizer Information

Peoria Historical Society

611 SW Washington
St # A
Peoria, IL 61602

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