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Mount Rushmore National Memorial
The Mount Rushmore National Memorial is a famous sculpture carved into the rock granite face of Mount Rushmore in Keystone, South Dakota, USA.
Mount Rushmore Location: 13000 S Dakota 244, Keystone, SD 57751, United States
Construction started: October 4, 1927
Opened: October 31, 1941
Hours: 5:00 am – 11:00 pm
Subject: Thomas Jefferson, George Washington, Theodore Roosevelt, Abraham Lincoln
Mount Rushmore National Memorial is a must to visit tourist destination of South Dakota. This Really Is among the most remarkable and striking sites of American democracy. The monument was made to enhance tourism in South Dakota. The four US presidents that are designed in to the face of that hill are Abraham Lincoln, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, and George Washington. These presidents were selected due to their hard works within the growth of the areas of the united states.
It took around 400 employees and 14 years to complete the top designs. The project cost nearly $1million dollars to finish. Dynamites were used to chip off big portions of the mountain. The details were carved by hands.
Mount Rushmore was designed by renowned American artist Gutzon Borglum. Mount Rushmore is South Dakota's leading visitor destination, nowadays. Each year more than 2 million visitors go to the monument. The only fee available for the visitors when they go to the park may be the parking fee.