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Mount Rushmore Tours

South Dakota’s top tourist attraction, the Mount Rushmore National Memorial is located near the city of Keystone. The granite sculpture commemorates the first 150 years of American history by replicating

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Rushmore Cave

Rushmore Cave is located six miles east of Mount Rushmore Memorial in the town of Keystone, South Dakota. Nestled in the Black Hills, Rushmore Cave is the most extensive stalactite

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Mount Rushmore National Memorial

Each year, more than 3 million travelers visit South Dakota’s top attraction, Mount Rushmore National Memorial, located 25 miles southwest of Rapid City, South Dakota. The majestic granite sculpture of

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Black Hills of South Dakota

Regarded by many as one of our nation’s most beautiful mountain ranges, the aptly named Black Hills rise from the Great Plains of South Dakota. They get their moniker from

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New superintendent named for Mount Rushmore

From the National Park Service: Cheryl A. Schreier, superintendent at Herbert Hoover National Historic Site, has been selected as the new superintendent for Mount Rushmore National Memorial. She will begin

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Lasers create 3-D scan of Mount Rushmore

A new and interesting story about Mount Rushmore from USA Today: SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Crews using lasers are creating a three-dimensional digital scan of the four presidential faces and

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Rushmore superintendent leaves after controversial tenure

Gerard Baker, the first Native American superintendent of Mount Rushmore National Memorial, is leaving his post to become the first ever assistant director for Indian relations for the National Park

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The Mount Rushmore of …’

One of the reasons I know Mount Rushmore is a lasting cultural icon of worldwide significance is the regularity with which people use it in everyday conversation and writing. Consider

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Bad luck continues for Mount Rushmore

It was announced last week that there will be no Fourth of July fireworks display this year at Mount Rushmore. Pine beetles have killed many of the trees in the

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Public invited to discuss potential Rushmore-Mickelson trail connector

If you like hiking and bicycling, it doesn’t get much better than the Black Hills. Now there’s a proposal on the table that could add yet another great route to