The Northwestern (Winona and St. Peter) Railroad
stopped to deliver the rural mail at a tree among the prairie, the
Lone Tree. This site soon became known as Lone Tree Station.
Thus started the History of the Porter Community.
Compiling our history is a very lengthy process, and requires much
research. Take a look through this interactive library, and visit
back often, though our History does not change, the amount of it on
this site will become greater.
Culligans' move to town
Fall Flood of 2010
Great Flood of 1930
Historic Photos from the Early
Fire of 2011
Religion in Porter