The town was at first called Santa Fe. Exactly when its inhabitants asked for a mail station in 1856, they were educated that Indiana starting at now had a Santa Fe post office and that they would need to change their town's name. "They expected to keep the Santa," said the watchman at the Santa Claus Museum, "and all that they could consider was Santa Claus." But that isn't an astoundingly powerful story, so a story developed that the new-name go head to head with respect to happened on Christmas Eve, and that it was obstructed when a gateway blew open and sleigh rings could be heard on the breeze. "It's Santa Claus!" cried an adolescent, and the town picked that in all actuality it was.