People

Black and white photograph of Gutzon Borglum.

Gutzon Borglum

Learn more about his life and other works of art.

Black and white photograph of Lincoln Borglum in a bosun chair on Mount Rushmore.

Lincoln Borglum

Read more about his role as his father's right hand man and unsung hero of this project.

Photograph of the last work crew at Mount Rushmore in 1941.

The Workers

View a list of the known workers that contributed to Mount Rushmore.

Black and white photo of Doane Robinson.

Doane Robinson

Learn more about Doane Robinson's idea and his support for the creation of Mount Rushmore.

Black and white photo of John Boland.

John Boland

Learn about John Boland's role in the creation of Mount Rushmore.

Black and white photograph of Peter Norbeck.

Peter Norbeck

Learn more about Peter Norbeck's support for the creation of Mount Rushmore.

Black and white photo of William Williamson

William Williamson

Read about the work William Williamson did to support the creation of Mount Rushmore.

Black and white photo of Charles E. Rushmore.

Charles E. Rushmore

Mount Rushmore was named after Charles E. Rushmore. Read his letter to Doane Robinson describing how that happened.

Black and white photo of Calvin Coolidge.

Calvin Coolidge

Calvin Coolidge became a big supporter of Mount Rushmore. Read the speech he delivered at the August 10, 1927, dedication.

Black and white photo of Franklin D. Roosevelt speaking at Mount Rushmore on August 30, 1936.

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

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Mailing Address:

13000 Highway 244
Building 31, Suite 1

Keystone, SD 57751

Phone:

(605) 574-2523
Park information. Phones are answered 7 days a week. Hours are 8:00 - 5:00 October through May, 8:00 - 10:00 June through mid-August and 8:00 - 9:00 mid-August through September. All times are Mountain Time.

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