Oct 31 On this day.. Mount Rushmore

A post NOT about Halloween.. is the 71st anniversary of Mount Rushmore.

Facts..

  • Completed in 1941 to promote tourism in South Dakota
  • Visited by nearly three million people each year
  • Used to be a sacred place for the Lakota tribe.
  • Took 15 years to complete
  • The lake behind mount Rushmore in “National Treasure” is not the lake in the movie and it is not really that close (2 miles aprox).

 

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