Settlers came to Iowa
John Hall builds first log cabin
Allows pioneers to receive 160 acres of land free, to farm for five years
Plainfield is plotted as a town
The school was built
First Doctor of Plainfield
First Methodist Episcopal Church built, eventually burned
Railroad joins agriculture for transportation
Waterloo Tractor Company supplies jobs, builds and sells tractors
Cattle and Corn become Iowa's major farm products
Dam was built on the Cedar River in Nashua.
Biggest fire in Nashua's history- Wooden Mill burned- $75,000 fire
Farmers start new product for growing- Soybeans
Iowa's first soil conservation district is established.
Plainfield native becomes U.S. senator- J. Kendall Lynes
Construction of Elementary School
Living History Farms was created near Des Moines
Restoring Dam after lake almost dried up- $1 million
Iowa ranks in the top five agricultural producing state in the united states
Agriculture goes hi-tech with satellites, yield monitors, and grid mapping.
Nashua and Plainfield combine school districts.