In 1880, a new town was founded in Wisconsin and its initial name was…

eleva_croppedIn 1880, a new town was founded in Wisconsin and its initial name was New Chicago. However, since, it got cold before workmen could finish painting rest of the letters on the elevator, the grain elevator by the railway track had ELEVA written on it. So, people assumed that this was the name of the town. Ultimately, the name grew on locals and in 1885 ELEVA post office was opened.

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