Nashua and Iowa's History

Nashua

FIrst Mill

1857 - 1867

First Post Office

1858

Little Brown Church was built

1864

Castle Hotel Burned

1875

First Graduating Class of Nashua

1885

Nashua Reporter was started

1893

Nashua's First Football Team

1896

Flu Epidemic

1918

Hydrotile went out of business

1991

Nashua and Plainfield combine as a school

1997

Tornado hits Nashua

1998

Iowa

First Iowa State Fair

1854

Railroad moves ag products in and out of Iowa

1880

Waterloo Tractor Company builds and sells tractors

1896

Cattle and Corn are Iowa's major farm products

1900

Farmers start growing soybeans

1930

Iowa's first soil conservation district is established

1940

Number of tractors exceeds mules and horses

1954

Living History Farms is created in Des Moines

1970

Iowa ranks #1 in corn and soybean production

1980

Agriculture goes high tech

1995