Peoria's Playground: A History of the Peoria Park District

Peoria's Playground: A History of the Peoria Park District

Special | 28m 2s | Video has closed captioning.

Travel back to 1894, when visionary Peoria leaders began shaping private and city-operated parks into the state’s oldest and largest public park district. It is a fascinating tale of perseverance, vision and commitment. Glen Oak Park, the Peoria Zoo, Bradley Park, Grand View Drive and other well-known venues are featured in historical photographs, landscape drawings and contemporary interviews.

Aired: 03/12/20

Rating: TV-G

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Peoria's Playground: A History of the Peoria Park District is a local public television program presented by WTVP.