Historic Holiday Traditions

Date and TimesSign at Doering Homeplace decorated with holiday garland

  • Saturday, December 5, 2020
  • 2-3 p.m. and 4-6 p.m. (evening by candlelight)


Doering Homeplace, 326 Pekin Ave, East Peoria


A look back to holiday celebrations of the 1800s will be presented during open houses in East Peoria's oldest home, presented by the East Peoria Historical Society. The 140-year-old Doering Homeplace will be decorated for the holidays with ornaments similar to those used in the 1800s.

Admission is free.

Group Tours At Other Times

Groups who would like to tour the homeplace at times other than the open houses cal call 309-698-6524.