This Day In History
This Day In History
Tuesday, May 26, 2020

«Mount Rushmore»

October 31, 1941

After 14 years of...
After 14 years of work, Mount Rushmore is completed. Mount Rushmore National Memorial is a sculpture carved into the granite face of Mount Rushmore near Keystone, South Dakota, in the United States. Sculpted by Gutzon Borglum and later by his son Lincoln Borglum, Mount Rushmore features 60-foot (18 m) sculptures of the heads of former United States presidents (in order from left to right) George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln. The entire memorial covers 1,278.45 acres (5.17 km^2) and is 5,725 feet (1,745 m) above sea level.
Mount Rushmore, United States
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