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    • The New Levy Park, Peoria, Ill. 221230

    • Parks--Illinois; Leeve Park (Peoria, Ill.); Eckwood Park (Peoria, Ill.); Bridges--Illinois--Peoria
    • Eckwood Park (formally Levee Park) is locate on the lower side of Water Street, toward the river between Main & Liberty Streets, originally used as a steam boat landing, with shade trees and a flag pole. On right (tower) is Rock Island depot.
    • Along the River Front, Peoria, Ill.

    • Parks--Illinois; Laura Bradley Park (Peoria, Ill.); Peoria (Ill.)--Peoria Park District; Park districts--Illinois
    • Dedicated on June 12, 1915, Levee Park was a steamboat landing. It was later renamed Eckwood Park in honor of Sherman Eckley and Edward N. Woodruff. The steamboat pictured is the Columbia. The Columbia sank Jul 5 ,1918 after a submerged tree in the...
    • Levee Park, Peoria, Ill.

    • Parks--Illinois; Levee Park (Peoria, Ill.); Peoria (Ill.)--Peoria Park District; Park districts--Illinois
    • Dedicated on June 12, 1915 Levee Park was a steamboat landing. It covered 10 acres of the Peoria Lake, two blocks south of the court house. Later it was renamed Eckwood Park in honor of former Mayor Edward N. Woodruff and Sherman Eckley,...

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