Mount Rushmore National Memorial
By Maddie Lombardi
Association with Indians.
The best time to take pictures with the presidents are in between 9 and 11. The Sun is shining on the carvings and you could see them without the shadows.
The Avenue of Flags features all fifty state's and six United States territories' flags. After walking down it, you could use the viewing stations to see the fine details of the presidents.
Walk down the Presidential Trail and get a up-close-and-personal with these statues. The trail has two ways, one with steps and one with ramps.
During the Summer, the park rangers put on a film about veterans with dramatic lighting.
The Mountain is named after a governor that went to find the part of the Black Hills the monument was to be on.
The four presidents that are carved into the mountain were living over a 130 year time period.
Thomas Jefferson was originally going to be to George Washington's right, but due to poor granite, was put to his left. The original Jefferson carving was blasted off.
There is a small room added in 1998 called the Hall of Records that has the texts of many important documents.