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DescriptionShortly after its 1889 beginnings and with a population of 500, Norman boasted four churches, two newspapers and 29 businesses. A year later the University of Oklahoma was established.
The Moore-Lindsay Historical House Museum, 508 N. Peters Ave., is in a 1900 Queen Anne-style house once owned by William S. Moore, a Norman businessman. Tours of the house are available; phone (405) 321-0156.
Recreational opportunities in the Norman vicinity are available at Lake Thunderbird State Park, 13 miles east on SR 9.
InfoOfficeVisit Norman 309 E. Main St. Norman, OK 73069. Phone:(405)366-8095 or (800)767-7260
ShoppingDillard's, JCPenney and Sears are the anchor stores at Sooner Mall, 3301 W. Main St.