Peoria County, Illinois Genealogy Trails
Peoria's Oldest Water Works
In the back yard of 701 Seventh Ave resides Peoria's
Oldest Water Works - a natural spring that once pumped water to hundreds of
Through this steel panel, the natural spring is accessible in a cavern of bricked structures dating the very early 1800's.
GOOSE LAKE was created from the overflow from this natural
spring and was originally located across the street from
701 Seventh Ave in an area now populated by apartments (2006) and other residential property.
Steve Slaughter- 2008
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