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March 19, 2015
Construction Begins on Youth Exploration Area
Monday, March 23, construction will begin on a new Youth Exploration Area at Mount Rushmore National Memorial. During construction a section of the Presidential Trail will be closed to the public.

March 18, 2015
Celebrating Ninety Years
Mount Rushmore National Memorial celebrates 90 years of history on March 25, 2015.

December 23, 2014
Musco Lighting Donates an Illuminating Gift
New sculpture lighting system donated to Mount Rushmore National Memoral.

September 26, 2014
Fall Changes
Evening illumination of the sculpture at Mount Rushmore is about to change.

September 11, 2014
Celebrate the 200th Anniversary of the National Anthem
September 14, 2014 will mark the 200th anniversary of the poem “The Defense of Fort McHenry” written by Francis Scott Key. This poem would eventually become our National Anthem.

August 06, 2014
Time Change for Evening Lighting Ceremony
Superintendent Cheryl A. Schreier has announced a change in the hours of operation at Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

June 20, 2014
Unmanned Aircraft to be Prohibited in America's National Parks
National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis today signed a policy memorandum that directs superintendents nationwide to prohibit launching, landing, or operating unmanned aircraft on lands and waters administered by the National Park Service.

June 12, 2014
Mount Rushmore National Memorial Announces Flag Day Celebration
Superintendent Cheryl A. Schreier has announced the celebration of Flag Day for Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

May 16, 2014
Mount Rushmore National Memorial Announces Summer Hours
Superintendent Cheryl Schreier has announced the summer schedule for Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

March 28, 2014
Visitor Study Workshop Held
Cheryl Schreier, Superintendent of Mount Rushmore National Memorial, is releasing the data from a recent visitor study conducted in summer 2013.

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