Corn Palace, Prairie Dog Town, Holy Land USA – Hard Times for Roadside Attractions

“[T]imes and tastes have changed since the Corn Palace gained fame in 1892, and there is concern about dwindling visits to the attraction, which is key to the economy in [the] southeastern South Dakota town” of Mitchell. “The Corn Palace’s dilemma is similar to that facing other roadside attractions: how to keep current without sacrificing its quirky, small-town character.”

Source: Los Angeles Times 12/01/10