Mitchell, South Dakota, USA
Mitchell is the county seat of Davison County, South Dakota. It was named after Alexander
Mitchell, President of the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railroad. Major attractions are the
Corn Palace (see the postcards below), the Dakota Discovery Museum and the Mitchell
Prehistoric Indian Village.
Old Postcard, St Joseph's Hospital, Mitchell, South Dakota, USA
No date for this early 20th Century postcard of St Joseph's Hospital in
Masonic Temple, Mitchell SD
Mitchell's Masonic Temple.
Central School, Mitchell, SD
The Central School.
White's Mill, Mitchell, South Dakota
White's Mill, near Mitchell.
Corn Palace, Mitchell, South Dakota.
The Corn Palace.
The Corn Palace.
This extraordinary building was erected in 1892 to encourage people
to settle in the area. It has since been rebuilt several times and is now
a multi-purpose facility and sports arena as well as a tourist
attraction. The exterior of the building is covered with murals made
from corn which are replaced and redesigned each year - at
considerable expense - with a new theme. At the end of August each
year there is a Corn Palace Festival in the city, and other annual
events held in the building include the Corn Palace Stampede Rodeo
and the Corn Palace Polka Festival.
Corn Palace, Mitchell, SD
Did You Know......that George McGovern, the 1972 Democratic
Party Presidential candidate, was born in Avon, near Mitchell, in
Realty Buildings, Mitchell, SD
The Realty Building in Mitchell.
Mitchell, South Dakota, Corn Palace
"This building is redecorated annually at a cost of $10,000 in natural
colored grains and grasses. The annual festival is held the last week
in September but the building is open FREE the year around. It is the
most outstanding exhibit of nature's wonderful colors blended into
interesting designs and pictures by skilled decorators."
Corn Palace, Mitchell, South Dakota
Another view of the Corn Palace.  
Railway Station, Mitchell, SD
The C M and St Paul Passenger Station.
Mitchell, SD
Main Street North.
Catholic Church, Mitchell, SD
The Catholic Church.

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Mitchell, SD, USA
The view to the north from the Mitchell National Bank.
Mitchell, SD, USA
Main Street.
Mitchell, SD, USA
A rainy Main Street.