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 State Highway 244. Touch 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); Father of Mt. Rushmore (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map 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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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 9, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 279 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 9, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.