Results for - Mount Rushmore's "Secret"
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Mount Rushmore National Memorial is carved into the granite face of Mount Rushmore in the Black Hills in Keystone, South Dakota. Work started in 1927 and was completed in 1941.
2. Mount Rushmore features U.S. presidents George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, and Abraham Lincoln. Would you like to see this monument "up close and personal"?
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3. The four presidents were chosen to represent the nation's birth, growth, development, and preservation, respectively. Were you aware?
4. The monument has a "chamber of secrets" behind Lincoln's face which was designed to be a Hall of Records with documents describing the history of the United States. The structure's designer and sculptor, Gutzon Borglum, who imagined the secret room, passed away in 1941, leaving the hidden chamber empty. In the late '90s, the project was finished. Today, the vault has panels commemorating the Declaration of Independence, the Bill of Rights, the Constitution, and other historical documents, as well as a biography of Borglum. Were you aware?
02/07/2020 Trivia 2801 44 By: prencyss