Mount Rushmore

August 2003
Monkeyshines on America;Aug2003 South Dakota Issue, p1
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This article focuses on the Mount Rushmore National Memorial. It is one of the largest sculptures in the world and is in the Black Hills of South Dakota. It bears the faces of four of greatest U.S. presidents— George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, and Theodore Roosevelt. The idea for making a sculpture of several presidents together originated with sculptor Gutzon Borglum. The Mount Rushmore National Memorial helps to symbolize the U.S. The four presidents Borglum chose for the monument symbolize the country also.


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