In the 19teens shortly before Mitchell, Mitchell, South Dakota had the splendid idea to build a hall and call it the Corn Palace, It was decorated with real corn ears. South Dakota was not well-known for its corn cultivation at the time, and the hall was supposed to advertise growing more corn, which Americans call corn. The first event in the new hall was a great success and the Corn Festival of Mitchell was born. Since then, sports and entertainment events have been held there. The decoration on the outside and inside is made of corncobs, which are supplied in different colors by the farmers in the area.
Today and 1915