Charles E. Rushmore
Mount Rushmore was named after Charles E. Rushmore. Read his letter to Doane Robinson describing how that happened.
Calvin Coolidge became a big supporter of Mount Rushmore. Read the speech he delivered at the August 10, 1927, dedication.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin D. Roosevelt attended the August 30, 1936, dedication of the Thomas Jefferson head. Read the speech he delivered.
Last updated: April 7, 2020