In this inquiry-based course students will seek to understand how past events have relevant impacts upon current life in Peoria. Students will engage in hands on research working with original sources to explore significant events and people shaping the Peoria community. Students will work collaboratively to create meaningful works for our current community. The course will feature local sources. The course will be co-taught by members of the PND staff. Students who have an interest in history and a desire to learn in a setting that requires critical thinking should consider this course.