Near Keystone in Pennington County, South Dakota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
(Mount Rushmore) Chronology
1924 • Gutzon Borglum's first visit to the Black Hills.
1927 • Address by President Calvin Coolidge at Mount Rushmore and first actual drilling.
1929 • Senator Norbeck sponsors legislation for first federal funds and creation of Mount Rushmore National Memorial Commission.
1933 • National Park Service first given jurisdiction of the project.
1936 • Visit by President Franklin D. Roosevelt.
1940 • Final appropriation by congress for completion of Mount Rushmore sculpture project.
1941 • Death of Gutzon Borglum in Chicago.
Location. 43° 52.666′ N, 103° 27.31′ W. Marker is near Keystone, South Dakota, in Pennington County. Marker can be reached from South Dakota Route 244. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 13223 Fall River Road, Keystone SD 57751, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. History of the United States of America (here, next to this marker); The Power to Carve a Mountain (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rushmore Workers (about 500 feet away); Theodore Roosevelt George Washington (about 700 feet away); Abraham Lincoln (about 700 feet away); The Pigtail Bridges (approx. 1.2 miles away); Peter Norbeck (approx. 1.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Keystone.
More about this marker. This marker is located at the Borglum View Terrace in Mount Rushmore National Memorial.
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