The next meeting of the Tazewell County Genealogical and Historical Society will take place Tuesday, Oct. 9 at 7 p.m. at the Ehrlicher Research Center, 719 N. 11th St., Pekin.

Jared Olar will discuss "Road Bumps on the Road to Pekin's Incorporation," from the organizing of Town Site in 1829 to the Illinois General Assembly's recognition of Pekin as a town in 1837.

The meeting is open to the public. For more information visit www.tcghs.org or phone 477-3044.