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Jun-2013

Mount Rushmore

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In the 1920s, South Dakota State Historian Doane Robinson had an idea: Carve the faces of famous people in the Black Hills in western South Dakota. Robinson reasoned that it would attract tourists to the state.
Tourists visiting Mount Rushmore: 2.1 million in 2012
“Gutzon Borglum” sculptures 4 faces of Presidents: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln and Theodore Roosevelt.
Rushmore Mountain represents a theme of the nation’s history and unity: Washington: the nation’s founding. Jefferson, expansion; Lincoln preservation; & Roosevelt conservation, and the emergence of the United States as a world power.
http://www.usatoday.com/story/travel/destinations/2013/06/24/mount-rushmore-national-memorial-south-dakota/2453331/

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