Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Sculpture by Gutzon Borglum and Lincoln Borglum
Mount Rushmore National Memorial is a massive sculpture carved into Mount Rushmore in the Black Hills region of South Dakota. Completed in 1941 under the direction of Gutzon Borglum and his son Lincoln, the sculpture’s roughly 60-ft.-high granite faces depict U.S. presidents George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln. The site also features a museum with interactive exhibits.
Artists: Gutzon Borglum, Lincoln Borglum
Address: 13000 SD-244, Keystone, SD 57751, USA
Construction started: October 4, 1927
Hours: Open today · 5a.m.–11:30p.m.
Subject: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, Abraham Lincoln
Did you know: Mount Rushmore Mount Rushmore is a national monument located in the Black Hills of South Dakota. proprofs.com