Scattered across the Great Plains and the Midwest are buildings unique to our area. Some people drive across the wide open spaces and look for one-room schools. Others look for beautiful barns or peaceful country churches. However, a new group I just discovered are looking for country grain elevators.
They have been featured in American Profile: http://americanprofile.com/site-search/?keywords=grain+elevator
Their home website is here:
There is actually a bed and breakfast where you can stay in an old elevator. See more about here:
It’s located in Herrick, South Dakota. That’s about 3 hours South and West of De Smet, South Dakota.
So keep an eye out for all of them on your next Laura Ingalls Wilder or country school trip.