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When was mt rushmore built
When was Mt Rushmore Built

  • Mount Rushmore was carved in 11927

  • Mount Rushmore National Memorial, located 23 miles southwest of Rapid City, is something you don't want to miss. It's the greatest Attraction in the US!"Until the wind and the rain alone shall wear them away." Those are the famous words Sculptor Guyton Borglum used to describe the length of time his most famous work, Mt. Rushmore, will endure.


3 interesting facts about mt rushmore
3 interesting facts about Mt. Rushmore

  • Mount Rushmore cost $ 989 ,992.323.

  • The mountain named after    Charles E. Rushmore, a New York City    Attorney, in 1885 who was out here on business

  • It took from October 4, 1927 - October 31,1941 to build.


  • Carving safety
    Carving safety

    There were no injuries or deaths during the carving.

    • Gutzon carbmore was the head chief engineer of the operation .

    • There was a minor setback because of the lack of safety equipment the operation was delayed over two years.


    Mt rushmore important facts
    Mt. Rushmore important facts

    • Mount Rushmore, the President's Mountain, is located in the Black Hills of South Dakota

    • It took from October 4, 1927 - October 31,1941 to build.

    • Congress agreed to match up to $250,000 of funding for the project and created the Mount Rushmore National Memorial Commission.

    • It took 14 years to complete Mount Rushmore.

    • No one died while building Mount Rushmore.

    • The sculpture cost $989,992.32 to build.

    • There is a cave behind the carving called the "Hall of Records." It was intended to house the story of Mount Rushmore but was never completed due to lack of funding.

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