"Farm, Sweet Farm" 80th Anniversary of the Jewell Corn Show
The 2022 Jewell Corn Show
October 6, 2022
This weekend is the 80th Anniversary of the Jewell Corn Show! The first show, called “The Jewell County Corn Show,” was held on Nov. 21, 1942. The 1943 event, as well as the following ones, was simply the “Jewell Corn Show.”
This year’s event is called “Farm, Sweet Farm” in honor of the farm roots of the event and the farmers that form the basis of thecommunity’s economy. The theme gave rise to the idea that the grand marshal of the parade would be symbolic and honor all area farmers.
Back in 1942, the activities centered around corn and lasted one day. It seems the im...