Mount Rushmore National Park
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Mount Rushmore National Park

Explore the history and significance of the Mount Rushmore National Park in South Dakota, featuring iconic sculptures of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, and Abraham Lincoln. Learn about the sculptor Gutzon Borglum and the purpose behind creating this monumental tribute to presidents.

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Questions and Answers

Who was the sculptor selected to design and create the sculptures at Mount Rushmore?

Gutzon Borglum

Which president's face was completed first at Mount Rushmore?

George Washington

Who took over the Mount Rushmore project after Gutzon Borglum's death?

Lincoln Borglum

What was the original plan for how much of the presidents was to be featured in the Mount Rushmore sculptures?

<p>Head to waist</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which president was planned to be on George Washington's right but had to be moved to his left due to carving issues?

<p>Thomas Jefferson</p> Signup and view all the answers

In what year did the Mount Rushmore project run out of money, leading to its halt?

<p>1941</p> Signup and view all the answers

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