If you have ever gone to school or church in Peoria, this book is for you! Whether you attended Peoria High School or Manuel, Woodruff, Richwoods, Spalding, Bergan or even Bradley University, opening this book brings out the memories. A look at the history of Peoria churches is like looking at the soul of the city. A book not to be missed by anyone connected with the Peoria community. The attractive dust jacket features three paintings by noted Peoria artist Dean Howard. 8-1/2 X 11 inches, 168 pages, hardbound, laminated full-color dust jacket, sewn binding for durability, matte-finished paper for easy reading, classic gold leaf design on cover. Author: Monica Vest Wheeler is an experienced writer, historical researcher, and historian. In 1994, she authored The Grandest Views, marking the centennial of the Peoria Park District. She has authored three books in the Peoria History Series.