Mitchell, South Dakota
History and Demographics for Mitchell, South Dakota:
Mitchell is a larger city in South Dakota with almost 15,000 residents. The village of Mitchell was platted in 1879 and incorporated in 1881 and named after Alexander, Mitchell, the president of the Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railroad.
Mitchell, South Dakota is home to the world famous Corn Palace. Some people call it a giant bird feeder, which it is, but most see the Corn Palace as a work of art. The Corn Palace is a one-of-a-kind and so definitely worth a look-see if you’re in Mitchell, South Dakota doing some ghost hunting anyway.
Also in Mitchell, South Dakota is the Mitchell Prehistoric Indian Village. Archeologists believe that the indian village was home to the ancestors of the Mandan that resided nearby in North Dakota. The Dakota Discovery Museum is nearby with a number of cultural artifacts as well.
Though there are a number of churches in Mitchell, South Dakota, we have been unable to track down the location and history for the Mason Church. Perhaps it has been renamed or is no longer in existence.
Ghosts and Hauntings at Mason Church in Mitchell, South Dakota:
People report strange sounds in the upstairs area of the Mason Church. Disembodied sounds of crying and voices have been reported at this location.
Mitchell, SD (2007). The City of Mitchell, South Dakota. Retrieved January 28, 2011 from http://www.cityofmitchell.org/
The Shadowlord (1998). The Shadowlands Haunted Places Indexs: South Dakota. Retrieved January 24, 2011 from http://theshadowlands.net/places/south_dakota.htm
Mitchell SD South Dakota United States