• Mount Rushmore, Washington, Jefferson, T. Roosevelt, Lincoln framed by ponderosa pine trees under a bright blue sky.

    Mount Rushmore

    National Memorial South Dakota

2007 Press Releases

September 29, 2007
Fall Hours
Fall Hours for Mount Rushmore National Memorial. Starting October 1, 2007

September 01, 2007
Fall Hours at Mount Rushmore
Fall Hours at Mount Rushmore

August 19, 2007
Naturalization Ceremony
Naturalization Ceremony to be at Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

July 04, 2007
Entertainment and Fireworks Celebrate Independence Day at Mount Rushmore
The annual fireworks at Mount Rushmore National Memorial ended a day full of patriotic entertainment and celebrations.

July 02, 2007
Status of Fireworks Program still Uncertain
Forecasted hot temperatures and dry conditions have officials at Mount Rushmore National Memorial concerned about the status of the planned July 3rd fireworks show.

June 30, 2007
Be Prepared and Arrive Early for Mount Rushmore Independence Day Celebration
Over twenty thousand visitors are expected to visit Mount Rushmore National Memorial on Tuesday, July 3, as part of the annual Independence Day Celebration.

June 28, 2007
Rising Temperatures and Dry Conditions Threaten Mount Rushmore Fireworks
Forecasted hot temperatures and dry conditions have officials at Mount Rushmore concerned about the status of the planned July 3rd fireworks show.

June 21, 2007
Fireworks, Music, and Dance Mark Mount Rushmore Independence Day Celebration
One of the nation’s top rated fireworks displays will cap a full day of events on Tuesday, July 3rd, at Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Approximately 400 different people worked at Mount Rushmore during the carving process from October 1927 to October 1941. Although this work was dangerous, no lives were lost during the sculpting of the mountain.