Mt. Rushmore

History of 1927 to 2015

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Mt. Rushmore is all about depicting U.S Presidents face, the presidents are George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt. Now Mt. Rushmore is one of the most visited parks. It took 14 years and 400 men to build and the park opened on October 31.1941. Over 90% of the mountain was carved in with dynamite. The blast carved out 450,000 tons of rocks. The faces of Mt. Rushmore are approximately 60 feet high.

Mt. Rushmore Time

George Washington- (1732-1799)

Thomas Jefferson- (1743-1826)Theodore Roosevelt- (1858-1919)

Abraham Lincoln- (1809-1865)

Theodore Roosevelt- (1858-1919)

Mt. Rushmore Pictures