The Flax Palace

 

The Flax Palace

The Flax Palace was built in 1890 on the Winnebago County Fairgrounds. It was inspired by the Corn Palace of Mitchell, South Dakota, and was paid for by Forest City business owners. Ten acres of flax were harvested to decorate the exterior of the structure.

 

Return to Artifacts

 


Iowa Pathways: Iowa History Resources for Students and Teachers
Home ~ My Path ~ Artifacts ~ Timeline ~ Quest ~ Teacher Resources ~ Project Information ~ Sponsors
Iowa Pathways © 2005 - 2014 Iowa Public Television