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Elk River

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1896

According to legend, underground Elk (River) was formed when a hole opened in the stream bed and simply swallowed the river

Other events that happened on or around 1896

1940

W.E.R. Byrne's Tale of the Elk was published

Other events that happened on or around 1940

1961

The Army Corps of Engineers completed a dam on Elk River at Sutton

Other events that happened on or around 1961


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