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The Corn Palace was built in 1892 as advertisement to farmers to settle and farm in the area. The building is covered in mosaics, inside and out, made up of multi-colored ears of corn. The Corn Palace is part of Mitchell’s National Historic District and was a good, albeit corny, pit-stop on our road-trip across the state of South Dakota. Scroll down for a 2-minute feature about the Corn Palace on CNN.
Location: 604 N Main St, Mitchell, SD 57301
Designation: National Register of Historic Places
Date designated or established: 1921
Date of my visit: 7/31/2009
Corn Palace video courtesy of CNN on You Tube
14 thoughts on “The Corn Palace”
This would be such a neat site to see.
it’s a great way to break up the drive!
The corn palace is amazing! We’ve passed through a couple times. My favorite part is that they change the theme every year, so we have a few different corn mural pics. Great blog!
Thanks! We enjoyed our stop there.
We loved our 2018 stop here. Due to some early fall snow, they were slow completing the mosaic, so we got to witness the process. The birds love all this corn just sitting there waiting for them. Thanks for sharing T. Allan
Thanks, Allan! Must have been pretty in the snow!
Looks corny indeed.
Lol, good Dad joke 🙂
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I was there in time to catch it one year. It’s pretty fantastic.
I guess it’s a place you feel you should see. Vegetables feature in NZ too. We’ve a massive carrot, apples, kiwifruit, to mark the towns where they’re grown. Plus a whole heap of other unique icons done in giant form.
Crossing the state is an 8 hour drive…glad to have some attractions to break up the drive.
A fun place for sure. I stopped there a number of years ago when Peggy and I had taken a year off to visit national parks. –Curt