McCone Sod House


Without any lumber to build houses, the first settlers crafted their homes from the dirt. In a primitive area of restored prairie grasses near Sanborn, Stanley McCone has created two authentic styles of sod house: the crude dugout and the classic prairie soddy. Each is outfitted with authentic 19th-century furniture pieces. Step inside and try to imagine how the settlers lived. You can visit from April to October daily. They're located on Highway 14, one mile east of the intersection with Highway 71.


12598 Magnolia Ave
Sanborn, MN 56083


44.23264500, -95.10834400
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(507) 723-5138

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