Learn more about his life and other works of art.
Read more about his role as his father's right hand man and unsung hero of this project.
View a list of the known workers that contributed to Mount Rushmore.
Learn more about Doane Robinson's idea and his support for the creation of Mount Rushmore.
Learn about John Boland's role in the creation of Mount Rushmore.
Learn more about Peter Norbeck's support for the creation of Mount Rushmore.
Read about the work William Williamson did to support the creation of Mount Rushmore.
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