Mount Rushmore National Memorial | Monument, Sculpture

What is the history behind Mount Rushmore National Memorial?

Mount Rushmore National Memorial is a sculpture carved into the granite face of Mount Rushmore near Keystone, South Dakota. It was commissioned in 1925 by President Calvin Coolidge to honor four former presidents: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, and Abraham Lincoln. The monument was completed in 1941 and has since become an iconic symbol of American democracy.

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