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The Corn Palace is a multi-purpose activities hall that is completely decorated with corn. Each year, the community comes together to come up with the design of the murals, then creates them using 300,000 ears of corn that have been specially grown for the Palace.
And this has been going on annually since 1892.
I guess you could say it was kind of ...
So lets just say not a whole lot to see from Rapid City SD to Wisconsin Dells, so I was told to stop and see the Corn Palace, you have to see the Corn Palace lol so we did Gary was excited!!! lol what it is its a building made to look like a place and they grow corn outside of town,and artist come in and do murals on the outside as well as ...
... featured corncob renderings of an outhouse, tractors, drive-in movies, etc. The artistic style is a bit deco and reminds me of the murals put up around Chicago during the Depression by the WPA. In the late 1800's there were over two dozen if these structures all over the area , meant to boost a town's reputation and proclaim the vitality of its farmland. For example, Rapid City had an Alfalfa Palace. The aim was attracting residents and farmers. Mitchell's monument ...
We didn't have any more storms last night - just some more rain and woke up this morning to a beautiful clear day with the temperature a bit lower and a lot less humidity in the air. As we drove west from the campground there was only one place I saw where the corn had been flattened down by the storm. I guess that corn is a pretty tough crop.
Bob met a fellow at the gas station just ...
... and Albert Lea. I was bored and regretting this trip by the time I got to Blue Earth. My doubts were wiped away by a stationary familiar friend, a 65 foot fiberglass statue of the Jolly Green Giant. He was wearing a black shirt this time promoting a motorcycle dealer in Albert Lea. The Sturgis rally is one month away. He has a four foot wide knowing smile. He is confident, like the 1950's postwar America he came from. We stopped at the tiny Walmart in the ...