Mount Rushmore National Memorial

Mount Rushmore National Memorial, near Keystone, South Dakota, is a monumental granite sculpture by Gutzon Borglum (1867–1941), located within the United States Presidential Memorial that represents the first 150 years of the history of the United States of America with 18 m sculptures of the heads of former United States presidents.




(left to right):

George Washington (1732–1799),

Thomas Jefferson (1743–1826),

Theodore Roosevelt (1858–1919), and

Abraham Lincoln (1809–1865)



Mount Rushmore National Memorial
at the Window of the World

The building is the United States Capitol



Niagara Fall

We just had a far view of the Mount Rushmore National Memorial. How I wish I could get nearer and touch the granite sculpture.


Comments

  1. Thank you for the wonderful charms you sent me!

    They are hanging from my cellphone and will always remind me that there are friends in my life!
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  2. The original is Rushmore but for this should be Rushless haha. Nice photos going places with your blog. TQ

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  3. Window to the World- that's one place I got to go!

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  4. I always like so much that fine place!

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  5. One day I must visit Mt Rushmore and see those Presidents's heads for myself!!

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  6. I like the sculpted faces on mount rushmore.

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  7. That's wonderful photos. I would love to see Mount Rushmore one day soon.

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  8. Wenn: How neat, I have seen all these places in person and they are magnificent.

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  9. would love to see the sculptures in the USA.

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  10. I love the niagara falls, it's so nice to take photos there.

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