Mission of the National Park Service at Mount Rushmore National Memorial
The purpose of Mount Rushmore National Memorial is to:
Provide the opportunity for a contemplative visitor experience as related to the sculpture and its setting.
National Memorial - October 1, 1925
Did You Know?
A committee of the Rapid City Women's Club headed by Mrs. C.C. Warren and Mrs. Gutzon Borglum created this 39ft by 67ft flag for the dedication of the Washington figure on July 4, 1930. This flag was later used by Gutzon Borglum to dedicate each of the other presidents.