Does the Mount Rushmore Crew Live On?


On October 4, 1927, Danish-American sculptorĀ Gutzon Borglum began work on the Mount Rushmore monument. It took Gutzon, son Lincoln, and over 400 workers 14 years to chisel four U.S. presidents from stone, and now three million tourists visit the site each year (when there’s not a government shutdown, that is). Legend has it that some Mount Rushmore workers are so proud of their achievement that they rise from the grave to keep an eye on it.

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