Mount Rushmore

South Dakota Landmark


Mt. Rushmore in the Black Hills of South Dakota

Mount Rushmore; National Memorial in the Black Hills of South Dakota.  Photo by Kurt Magoon/Flickr (Use Permitted with Attribution/Share Alike).

Mt. Rushmore National Memorial

Mount Rushmore, in the Black Hills of South Dakota, includes portraits of U.S. presidents George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, and Abraham Lincoln carved in granite. Site also features a museum with interactive exhibits. All South Dakota Landmarks

South Dakota's official nickname is "Mt. Rushmore State," and Mount Rushmore is featured on the U.S. Mint's bicentennial commemorative state quarter representing South Dakota. All South Dakota Symbols

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State flags at Mt. Rushmore; Black Hills, SD.  Photo by Kurt Magoon/Flickr (use permitted with attribution/share alike).

State flags at Mt. Rushmore

The U.S. Mint's bicentennial commemorative quarter for South Dakota features a ring-necked pheasant (state bird) and Mount Rushmore (the state nickname is "Mount Rushmore State"). South Dakota became the 40th state in 1889. Public domain image on Wikipedia.

South Dakota quarter


Mount Rushmore Was Supposed to Look Very Different