Record of Firsts

For the town of Elk Point

1906 First permanent settler, Mr. Charles Hood.

1906 First railroad survey through this area.

1906 First ferry built at Hopkins

1908 First store.

1909 First Post Office.

1910 School was bui1t

1911 First tea Mrs. C. Hood.

1912 First hospital, in Dr. Mi1ler’s home

1913 Ferry was built at Elk Point

1914 First telephone line Built.

1926 Railway from St. Paul to E.P

1927 First train arrived in E.P.

1927 Rural high school formed

1929 Country school moved to town