Plainfiled Events

Iowa History

Early Settlers

1833

The Homestead Act

1862

Railroad moves ag. products in and out of Iowa

1880

Cattle and Corn are Iowa's Major Farm products

1900

Farmers start growing a new crop--Soybeans

1930

Plainfield History

First Settlement in Polk Township

1854

Town of Plainfield actually Platted

1866

Cedar Falls Minnesota Railroad erected Depot

1868

First Rural Mail Carriers Hired

1904

Plainfield Soldiers Monument Dedicated

1929