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Early Settlers- Come for rich prairie soil

1833

First Iowa State Fair- raise better cattle

1854

Homestead Act- 160 acres per person

1862

Waterloo Tractor Company

1896

Cattle and corn are Iowa's major farm products

1900

New Crop- Soybeans

1930

First Soil Conservation District is established

1940

Living History Farms- near Des Moines

1970

Iowa ranks #1 in corn and soybeans

1980

Agriculture becomes hi-tech

1995

Local

First Log Cabin

1854

Post Office was established

1858

Little Brown Church

1864

First graduating class of Nashua High School

1885

Nashua Carnegie Library

1905

Construction of Cedar Valley dam

1914

Flu epidemic

1918

Nashua Elementary School

1962

Addition completed to Nashua Public Library

1986

Tornado hits Nashua

1998