Blog Posts - Mount Rushmore



National Parks Birthday – 100 this month! (Mount Rushmore National Memorial)

Back in March I mentioned in a blog post the up-coming National Parks’ 100th birthday on August 25 (only three days away now). I showed a photo of Stu in front of Mount Rushmore. We lived about thirty minutes from there for about ten years. The...

THE MAN WHO PUT FACES ON MT. RUSHMORE

JFK+50:  Volume 6, No. 1995IMMIGRANT STONE CARVER OF MT. RUSHMORE GETS OVERDUE RECOGNITIONPort Chester, New York (JFK+50) Most Americans know there are four Presidents carved on the face of Mount Rushmore*.  Hopefully, they can name them, b...
by JFK+50 on Jun 29, 2016

magnificent monument produced by chiseling mountain

magnificent monument produced by chiseling mountain – sculpturing is an activity which is a form of a person’s creativity. not everyone can sculpt and generate creativity of sculpturing. moreover sculpturing large stone or sculpt with..
by hotel travel on Jun 22, 2016

Top 10 US Travel Photos You Need to Take

Back in the day, you had to pick and choose your shots since you might have only one roll of film and 24 to 36 possible photos. You had to worry and wonder if you'd blinked, as you couldn’t tell before the film was developed (at a store, inevitably...
by Viator Travel Blog on May 16, 2016

Building Mount Rushmore, 1940

I’ve often wondered how enormous monuments such as Mount Rushmore are created. Having said that, even having seen these photos I’m not sure how teams of people suspended in wooden crates chiselled perfect faces out of a mountainside, espe...
by We Heart Vintage on Dec 14, 2015

7 Wonders Of The Modern World – The Best Manmade Attractions To Visit In 2016

7 Modern Day Wonders That Should Be On Every Traveler’s List The original list of Seven Wonders of the World was made over 2,000 years ago by Greek travelers, and all but the Great Pyramid of Giza unfortunately no longer exist. Varying fates ca...
by BarePockets on Oct 20, 2015

19 Wondrous Pictures of South Dakota That Will Make You Want To Go

There's a reason South Dakota invited a group of photographers out to capture its landscape for a gallery on Instagram. It's one remarkable state. So to celebrate the beauty of the heartland, we've rounded up our best pictures of South Dakota to hel...
by theplanetd on Jul 27, 2015

Mount Rushmore and Crazy Horse – American Monuments in the Heartland

The Black Hills of South Dakota were made for sculpting. Jagged granite spires combined with rolling hills create a beautiful landscape of mountains dotting the land. It's no wonder it attracted artisans at the turn of the century to create masterpi...
by theplanetd on Jul 13, 2015

2015 Bucket List (Midterm Report)

Teton Sports not only got me to post a 2015 Bucket List, but they actually followed up on it recently, to see how I was doing. Nice. So here's a midterm report:Likely:Run 3 Half Marathons - as a #RocknBlog Ambassador, this should have been a no-brain...
by Midwest Multisport Life on Jul 1, 2015

Mount Rushmore and Crazy Horse South Dakota

For the generation that saw it born, Mount Rushmore was the symbol of American optimism after the triumph of WWI. For many who grew up in the 1950s and ’60s, it became a symbol of the family road trip. And for American Indians of any generation, it...
by eTravelTrips on Mar 19, 2015

Mount Rushmore South Dakota Cityscape Wallpaper

mount rushmore south dakota cityscape wallpaper By meihoren.com with Resolution (px) and size (KB) : 3072 x 2048 · 5518 kB · jpeg | mount rushmore south dakota cityscape wallpaper wallpaper pitures and HD Wallpapers Desktop for background...
by meihoren.com on Jul 21, 2014

Ma$e Names Lil Wayne In His Top 5 Hip-Hop List

Ma$e recently spoke to XXL for an interview and when he got asked about who he would choose to be on his hip-hop version of Mount Rushmore, he named Lil Wayne, because he’s a big fan of Wayne when he is high. The other rappers/groups that made...
by Lil Wayne on May 19, 2014

The Reluctant Road Tripper: Day 2

DAY 2 Wyoming→South Dakota→MinnesotaWell, I pretty much dozed off the whole entire time we passed from Colorado to Wyoming since seeing so much of the same thing---grass, grass, grass and more grass---turned out to be somewhat hypnotic and it ins...
by Life in a Fruit Basket on May 6, 2014

Mount Rushmore

...
by Funny Pictures on Feb 11, 2014

The trip to Mount Rushmore

Only a short drive from the Crazy Horse Memorial is mighty Mount Rushmore.  Unlike the Crazy Horse sight which in 75 years has not much more than a face completed, Mount Rushmore was completely done in 14 years.You can catch glimpses of the Pres...
by TexanTreks on Aug 20, 2013

Sturgis Motorcycle Rally South Dakota

For those who like bikes, there’s no place like Sturgis, a small town (population 6,442) that annually hosts the biggest motorcycle rally in America. Historians trace the event back to 1936, when Clarence ‘Pappy’ Hoel established an Indian moto...
by eTravelTrips on Jan 24, 2013

Road Trip

We put on many miles this week to travel to South Dakota for a spring turkey hunt and experienced some …Continue reading »...
by Cashmere & Camo on Apr 20, 2012

DESTINATION : Mount Rushmore

Mount Rushmore National Memorial is arguably the largest sculpture in the world carved out of a granite mountain. The depicted faces are of four former US presidents; George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln. Althou...
by World Travel Guide on Feb 20, 2012

Photo Favorites: South Dakota

Although I have lived in South Dakota nearly all my life, before this summer I had only been out west to see our most famous attraction, and at that time I was so little that I didn’t even remember the … Continue reading →...
by reclaiming ryan on Dec 28, 2011


Trending Topics

Close