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Located within the John C Proctor Recreation Center, the African American Hall of Fame Museum holds events and maintains historical displays. The museum is also one of the original eight founding partners of the Peoria Riverfront Museum.


  • Peoria's African American Hall of Fame Museum is located within the John C Proctor Recreation Center

Peoria's African American Hall of Fame Museum was founded in 1987 with the goal of providing a space for education, preserving the history of the African American experience within the region, and honoring black achievement.