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World's Only Corn Palace - Mitchell

 
 
World's Only Corn Palace - Mitchell Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, September 1, 2018
1. World's Only Corn Palace - Mitchell Marker
Inscription.  Mitchell is home to the World's Only Corn Palace. It was originally constructed in 1892 to celebrate the harvest and stimulate the economic growth of the community. Today, visitors still enjoy celebrations at the Corn Palace and continue to see the annually changing murals made of corn, sorghum, milo and native grasses.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places. A significant historical year for this entry is 1892.
 
Location. 43° 47.167′ N, 99° 20.35′ W. Marker is in Chamberlain, South Dakota, in Brule County. Marker is on I-90 E, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chamberlain SD 57325, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. State Capitol - Pierre (here, next to this marker); Mount Rushmore National Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Purple Heart Memorial Highway (a few steps from this marker); Sojourn at Camp Pleasant (within shouting distance of this marker); The Making & Meaning of Dignity (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lewis & Clark Memorial Bridge at Chamberlain
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(about 300 feet away); Dignity (about 400 feet away); Lewis and Clark Bicentennial 1804-2004 (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chamberlain.
 
World's Only Corn Palace - Mitchell Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, September 1, 2018
2. World's Only Corn Palace - Mitchell Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 12, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 6, 2020, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 115 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 6, 2020, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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