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We are proud of Norwood’s reputation as a vibrant community offering a high-quality of life supported by excellent schools, safe neighborhoods, a diverse park and recreation offerings, and a resident population motivated by volunteerism and community involvement. Our traditions include service oriented businesses and family friendly amenities.

History of the Village of Norwood, IL

A Norwood resident has researched the life of Norwood over 100 years ago.

The settlement of Limestone Township in Peoria County was not rapid. Abner Eads, Joseph Moffatt and his three sons – Alva, Aquila, and Benjamin were the first settlers in Limestone Township. Abner Eads settled first in Fort Clark (Peoria) in April, 1819. The Moffatts came to the area in June of 1822.

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