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Select a time period below to learn more about the history of the Town of Normal:
Founding - 1860s
1860s - 1900s
1900s - 1940s
1940s - 1990s
1990s - 2000s
2015 - 150th Celebration
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We recommend these books for those interested in learning more about the history of the Town of Normal. All of these books can be found at the
Normal Public Library
"The Legacy: A Survey of the Historical Architecture of the Town of Normal" by Carl Ekberg, Ann Malone and William Walter
"A Pictorial History of the Town of Normal" published by The Normalite
"The Beginnings of Normal, Illinois" by Harold K. Sage
"Souvenirs of History – Normal, Illinois" by Eloise B. Craig et al.
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