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Wasta in Pennington County, South Dakota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

World's Only Corn Palace - Mitchell

 
 
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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 can still enjoy celebrations at the Corn Palace and can 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. 44° 3.775′ N, 102° 26.384′ W. Marker is in Wasta, South Dakota, in Pennington County. Marker is on I-90 E, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wall SD 57790, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Missouri River (here, next to this marker); Cheyenne River Rest Area (a few steps from this marker); Native American Culture (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Cheyenne River Rest Area (approx. 0.3 miles away); Purple Heart Memorial Highway (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Carrol McDonald Post No. 246 (approx. 10.9 miles away).
 
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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
World's Only Corn Palace - Mitchell Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, September 1, 2018
3. 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 72 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 6, 2020, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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