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September 08, 2016
Sculpture Preservation
The week of September 12th through 16th the Mount Rushmore National Memorial Preservation Team will be on the mountain. Periodically the Presidential Trail will be closed during the hauling process due to safety reasons.

August 18, 2016
Centennial Festivities
Centennial Celebrations are in full swing! Beginning Saturday August 20 with the Find Your Park Festival through Friday August 26 a variety of celebrations are being held both in Rapid City and at Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

August 12, 2016
Mount Rushmore Hours Change
Beginning Sunday August 14, 2016, the following changes will occur in the hours of operation, the Evening Lighting Ceremony at Mount Rushmore will transition to an earlier start time of 8:00 p.m.

July 06, 2016
New Concession Contract Awarded
The National Park Service announced today the selection of Xanterra Parks and Resorts, Inc., for the 10-year concession contract at Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

July 01, 2016
July Celebrations
Independence Day and National Park Service Centennial celebrations held at Mount Rushmore National Memorial come together in July.

May 27, 2016
Centennial Summer Hours Begin
Superintendent Cheryl Schreier announces the opening of the summer schedule for Mount Rushmore National Memorial beginning Friday May 27 at 9 pm with the first Evening Lighting Ceremony.

April 28, 2016
Wastewater Treatment Operation Award and Drinking Water Certificate of Achievement Recipient
Mount Rushmore National Memorial wastewater treatment system team is the recipient of the 2015 Operation and Maintenance Wastewater Treatment Award and the Drinking Water Certificate of Achievement presented by the South Dakota Department of Environmental and Natural Resources, DENR.

April 26, 2016
Prescribed Burn Reducing Slash Piles
Tuesday April 26 Mount Rushmore National Memorial will implement a prescribed burn to reduce accumulated slash piles in support of the park’s fire management plan. The burns will begin at the south east park boundary.

April 21, 2016
Tourism to Badlands and Black Hills National Park Sites Creates $355,585 in Economic Benefits in 2015
A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that the 4.2 million visitors to national park sites in the Black Hills/Badlands area in 2015 spent $276.2 million in communities near the park.

April 16, 2016
New Climate Friendly Park
Celebrating National Park Week, Superintendent Cheryl Schreier announces Mount Rushmore National Memorial has achieved Climate Friendly Park (CFP) status.

December 18, 2015
Rose Parade Revelry
Superintendent Cheryl Schreier invites you to celebrate New Year’s Day at Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

December 18, 2015
Introducing Find Your Park “Activity 99”
“Activity 99” is a list of 2 - 4 activities, places, events or fun things to do or items to find in several locations around the Black Hills, a scavenger hunt within our local parks, communities, museums, and visitor centers.

October 01, 2015
Prospectus for Retail, Food and Beverage, Parking and Other Services Issued
The National Park Service (NPS) issued a Prospectus on September 29, 2015, for a concession contract for food and beverage, retail, and parking at Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

September 03, 2015
Area National Park Sites Welcome 4th Grade Students Through Every Kid In a Park Initiative
The National Park Service invites all 4th grade students to visit their national parks as part of the White House's new Every Kid in a Park program.

August 04, 2015
Time Change for Evening Lighting Ceremony - August 9, 2015
Beginning Sunday August 9, 2015, the Evening Lighting Ceremony at Mount Rushmore will transition to an earlier start time of 8:00 PM.

June 22, 2015
Sculpture Preservation Work Underway
Beginning Tuesday, June 23, the Sculpture Preservation Team at Mount Rushmore National Memorial will be working on the sculpture replacing monitors and fiber optic lines.

May 08, 2015
Wastewater Treatment Operation Award Recipient
Mount Rushmore National Memorial wastewater treatment system team is the recipient of the 2014 Operation and Maintenance Wastewater Treatment Award presented by the South Dakota Department of Environmental and Natural Resources, DENR.

April 30, 2015
Pet and Smoking Boundary Map
Superintendent Cheryl Schreier announces the beginning of the pet and smoking boundary establishment at Mount Rushmore effective Friday, May 1, 2015

April 30, 2015
Healthy Parks, Healthy People, Pet and Smoking Boundary Established
Superintendent Cheryl Schreier announces the beginning of the pet and smoking boundary establishment at Mount Rushmore effective Friday, May 1, 2015.

April 24, 2015
Iconic Wendelin Smokey Bear Paintings on Exhibit
South Dakota dubbed the month of May “Wildfire Awareness Month.” A very special exhibit will arrived to help us celebrate awareness and promote safety through beautiful artwork.

March 19, 2015
Construction Begins on Youth Exploration Area
Monday, March 23, construction will begin on a new Youth Exploration Area at Mount Rushmore National Memorial. During construction a section of the Presidential Trail will be closed to the public.

March 18, 2015
Celebrating Ninety Years
Mount Rushmore National Memorial celebrates 90 years of history on March 25, 2015.

December 23, 2014
Musco Lighting Donates an Illuminating Gift
New sculpture lighting system donated to Mount Rushmore National Memoral.

September 26, 2014
Fall Changes
Evening illumination of the sculpture at Mount Rushmore is about to change.

September 11, 2014
Celebrate the 200th Anniversary of the National Anthem
September 14, 2014 will mark the 200th anniversary of the poem “The Defense of Fort McHenry” written by Francis Scott Key. This poem would eventually become our National Anthem.

August 06, 2014
Time Change for Evening Lighting Ceremony
Superintendent Cheryl A. Schreier has announced a change in the hours of operation at Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

June 20, 2014
Unmanned Aircraft to be Prohibited in America's National Parks
National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis today signed a policy memorandum that directs superintendents nationwide to prohibit launching, landing, or operating unmanned aircraft on lands and waters administered by the National Park Service.

June 12, 2014
Mount Rushmore National Memorial Announces Flag Day Celebration
Superintendent Cheryl A. Schreier has announced the celebration of Flag Day for Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

May 16, 2014
Mount Rushmore National Memorial Announces Summer Hours
Superintendent Cheryl Schreier has announced the summer schedule for Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

March 28, 2014
Visitor Study Workshop Held
Cheryl Schreier, Superintendent of Mount Rushmore National Memorial, is releasing the data from a recent visitor study conducted in summer 2013.

March 03, 2014
Tourism to Badlands and Black Hills National Park Sites Creates $229.7 Million in Economic Benefit
A new National Park Service report shows that 3,782,890 visitors to National Park sites in South Dakota in 2012 spent $229.7 million within the local area. That spending supported 3,549 jobs.

February 26, 2014
Mount Rushmore Prescribed Burn Reducing Slash Piles
Mount Rushmore National Memorial will implement a prescribed burn to reduce accumulated slash piles in support of the park’s fire management plan.

October 29, 2013
United States Mint to Launch Mount Rushmore Quarter November 6
Join officials from the United States Mint and the National Park Service for the official launch of the Mount Rushmore National Memorial quarter on November 6, 2013.

August 23, 2013
Commemoration of 50th Anniversary of I Have a Dream Speech
Mount Rushmore National Memorial Acting Superintendent David Smith invites the community and visitors to participate in a national remembrance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s I Have a Dream speech on August 28, 2013 at the Memorial.

August 06, 2013
Xanterra Wins Midwest Region Partnership Award
Mount Rushmore National Memorial Superintendent Cheryl Schreier is pleased to announce Xanterra at Mount Rushmore as the 2013 recipient of the National Park Service, Midwest Region, Excellence in Partnering Award.

August 05, 2013
Time Change for Evening Lighting Ceremony 2013
As daylight shortens the hours of operation change at Mount Rushmore National Memorial. Beginning Sunday August 11, 2013, the Evening Lighting Ceremony at Mount Rushmore will transition to an earlier start time of 8:00 PM.

June 03, 2013
Mount Rushmore National Memorial and Sioux Indian Museum Announce Visiting Artist Program for Summer 2013
The Department of the Interior, National Park Service, and Indian Arts and Crafts Board’s (IACB) Sioux Indian Museum are pleased to announce a collaboration to establish a program for visiting American Indian artists and artisans.

April 11, 2013
An Afternoon with Jan Conn, Climber and Caver
Cavers, adventurers and armchair pioneers are invited to experience the thrill of initial cave exploration through a presentation by climbing and caving pioneer Jan Conn.

February 26, 2013
National Park Tourism in South Dakota Creates $165 Million in Economic Benefit
A new National Park Service (NPS) report for 2011 shows that the 3,807,375 visitors to national parks in South Dakota spent $165 million in communities surrounding those parks. This spending supported 2,651 jobs across the state.

December 21, 2012
Recognized as Patriotic Employer
Mount Rushmore National Memorial has been recognized as a Patriotic Employer supporting the National Guard and Reserve.

December 14, 2012
Carving of Mount Rushmore Depicted on 2013 Quarter
A depiction of the carving of Mount Rushmore was revealed by the United States Mint to be located on the reverse, tails side, of an America the Beautiful Quarter to be released in the fall of next year.

November 19, 2012
Fire Restrictions Lifted
Superintendent Cheryl Schreier announced fire restrictions have been lifted at Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

November 02, 2012
Digital Lesson Plans Launched
Mount Rushmore announces the launch of online curricula based lesson plans adhering to the nationally recognized Common Core State Standards Initiative.

September 28, 2012
Hours for Fall Operations Begin October 1
Beginning Monday, October 1, 2012, facilities at Mount Rushmore National Memorial will transition into fall hours.

August 07, 2012
Time Change for Evening Lighting Ceremony
As daylight shortens the hours of operation change at Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

June 29, 2012
Smoking Ban Now in Effect at Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Superintendent Cheryl Schreier announced today that in an effort to promote a safe visiting and working environment under current dry conditions, Mount Rushmore National Memorial is banning smoking throughout the park effective immediately.

June 29, 2012
Clay Workshops Offered Throughout the Summer
In addition to a full spectrum of summer ranger-led programs, Mount Rushmore National Memorial will be hosting clay sculpting workshops throughout the summer.

March 23, 2012
Fire Caution Recommended at Mount Rushmore National Memorial
A mild winter and dry start to spring has resulted in high to extreme fire danger throughout the Central and Southern Black Hills including Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

February 28, 2012
Mount Rushmore National Memorial Equals Visitors, Money and Jobs
A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that more than 2,331,000 visitors in 2010 spent $77.1 million in Mount Rushmore National Memorial and in communities near the park.

January 27, 2012
Mount Rushmore Prescribed Burning Reducing Slash Piles
Mount Rushmore National Memorial has begun a series of prescribed burns to reduce accumulated slash piles in support of the park’s mountain pine beetle and fire management plans.

January 10, 2012
Launch of 3D Digital Portal Allows Virtual Access to Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Mount Rushmore announces the launch of a new digital portal, http://archive.cyark.org/mount-rushmore-national-memorial-intro.

October 17, 2011
Fireworks Eliminated from Independence Day Celebration
Superintendent Cheryl Schreier announced today that planning is underway for the 2012 Independence Day Celebration at Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

October 06, 2011
Annual Preservation Work Underway
The preservation team at Mount Rushmore National Memorial will be working on the faces starting Tuesday, October 11.

September 26, 2011
Mount Rushmore will transition to winter operations starting October 1
Beginning Saturday, October 1, 2011, facilities at Mount Rushmore National Memorial will change to winter hours.

September 10, 2011
2011 Independence Day Celebration Planning
Planning will soon be underway for the 2011 Independence Day Celebration at Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

September 01, 2011
Theodore Roosevelt Re-enactor to Perform on Labor Day
Back by popular demand to Mount Rushmore National Memorial is Gib Young, the re-enactor for President Theodore Roosevelt.

August 26, 2011
Tenth Anniversary of 9/11 to be commemorated at Mount Rushmore National Memorial
In solemn remembrance of the tenth anniversary of September 11, 2001, Mount Rushmore National Memorial will illuminate the sculpture through the night of Sunday, September 11, 2011.

August 19, 2011
Sculptor in Residence to Offer Clay Sculpting Workshops
Mount Rushmore National Memorial will offer a ranger-led clay sculpting workshop every Thursday and Saturday beginning September 1 through September 29.

August 10, 2011
Time Change for Evening Program
Beginning Sunday August 14, 2011, the Evening Lighting Ceremony at Mount Rushmore National Memorial will transition to an earlier start time of 8:00 pm.

August 05, 2011
Sculptor in Residence to Offer Free Three-day Workshop
The National Park Service will offer a ranger-led sculpture workshop at Mount Rushmore National Memorial August 24, 25, and 26.

July 06, 2011
Thousands Celebrate at the Shrine of Democracy
The July 3 Independence Day celebration at Mount Rushmore National Memorial brought over 21,000 visitors to the national icon and proved to be one of the busiest days of the year.

June 24, 2011
Independence Day Weekend Schedule of Events
Visitors to Mount Rushmore National Memorial on July 3, 2011 will have the opportunity to experience a wide variety of educational programs, patriotic tributes, and musical entertainment in celebration of Independence Day.

June 07, 2011
Local Businessman Receives "Champion Recognition Award”
The National Park Service Midwest Regional Office Director, Michael Reynolds, has announced that Jim Burgess and Black Hills Harley-Davidson are the recipients of a 2011 Midwest Region Partnership Award.

May 04, 2011
German Shepherd is Newest Member of Mount Rushmore Team
An explosives detecting canine has joined the team at Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

April 22, 2011
Partnership Results in Live Webcam at Mount Rushmore
As a result of a partnership forged between the National Park Service and South Dakota Public Broadcasting, people worldwide are now able to log on http://www.sdpb.org/webcams/mtrushmore.aspx and see live webcam pictures of an American icon, Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

March 31, 2011
Weisman Receives National Recognition
Bruce Weisman, Curator at Mount Rushmore National Memorial, received national recognition at the recent George Wright Society Conference on Parks, Protected Areas, and Cultural Sites in New Orleans, LA.

December 28, 2010
Mount Rushmore National Memorial Receives Generous Donation
Mount Rushmore National Memorial has long been a special place to South Dakota native, Sharon Weinel, and her husband Jim. The Weinels’ admiration and respect for the Memorial has inspired them to give an extremely generous donation of $110,000 to the park.

December 28, 2010
Concessioner to Increase Parking Fee
Effective January 1, 2011, the cost of a parking pass at Mount Rushmore National Memorial will increase.

October 01, 2010
Cheryl Schreier Takes Over Helm
Cheryl A. Schreier, the new Superintendent at Mount Rushmore National Memorial, officially began her duties on September 27, 2010.

September 30, 2010
Mount Rushmore National Memorial Will Transition to Winter Operations Starting October 1
Beginning Friday, October 1, 2010, facilities at Mount Rushmore National Memorial will change to winter hours.

September 10, 2010
Mount Rushmore National Memorial Remembers September 11
In solemn remembrance of September 11, 2001, Mount Rushmore National Memorial will be extending the evening illumination of the sculpture through the night of Saturday, September 11.

August 30, 2010
Kevin Locke to Perform September 5th
Visitors to Mount Rushmore National Memorial will have an opportunity to experience and enjoy a special cultural program provided by visionary Hoop Dancer, Kevin Locke “TokeyaInajin.”

July 06, 2010
Independence Day Celebration a Success at Mount Rushmore
On July 3, an emotionally moving ceremony to the last surviving South Dakota Women Airforce Service Pilot (WASP) from World War II and the only known Native American WASP, Ola Mildred “Millie” Rexroat, and a spectacular live orchestra concert rounded out a full day of patriotic programs and activities at Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

June 03, 2010
Mount Rushmore Implements Mountain Pine Beetle Action Plan
On Friday, June 4, 2010 Mount Rushmore National Memorial will begin implementing the Mountain Pine Beetle Assessment and Action Plan to address the mountain pine beetle (MPB) epidemic that is occurring in the central Black Hills.

May 26, 2010
Digital Scanning a Success at Mount Rushmore
Mount Rushmore National Memorial successfully completed the digital laser scanning of the park’s cultural resources on Tuesday.

May 17, 2010
Mount Rushmore Announces 2010 Independence Day Event
Mount Rushmore National Memorial is finalizing the event schedule for the 2010 Independence Day celebration.

May 12, 2010
Mount Rushmore Finalizes Action Plan to Address Mountain Pine Beetle Infestation
In response to the current Mountain Pine Beetle epidemic, Mount Rushmore National Memorial has finalized an action plan that addresses the presence of mountain pine beetle in the Memorial.

May 07, 2010
Digital Scanning Begins at Mount Rushmore
A ground-breaking three-dimensional laser scanning project will begin at Mount Rushmore National Memorial on Monday, May 10.

April 21, 2010
Carving Preservation Operations
Mount Rushmore National Memorial will resume annual preservation work on the carving and other areas of the mountain from Monday, April 26 through Sunday, May 9.

April 12, 2010
Jarvis Names Assistant Director for American Indian Relations
National Park Service Director Jon Jarvis today named Mount Rushmore National Monument Superintendent Gerard Baker as his Assistant Director for American Indian Relations.

April 08, 2010
Mount Rushmore Conducts Disaster Response Training Exercise
Mount Rushmore National Memorial conducted a disaster response training exercise on Thursday, April 8 in cooperation with local partner agencies.

March 25, 2010
Mount Rushmore to “Turn Out” for Earth Hour 2010
Mount Rushmore National Memorial will participate in what is expected to be the largest call for action on climate change in history sponsored by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF).

February 26, 2010
Mount Rushmore Develops Action Plan to Address Mountain Pine Beetle Infestation
Mount Rushmore National Memorial has assembled a National Park Service Rapid Resource Assessment Team (RRAT) to create an action plan to address the Mountain Pine Beetle (MPB) epidemic that is causing ponderosa pine mortality throughout the Black Hills.

February 03, 2010
Project Citizen Students Research Mountain Pine Beetle at Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Spearfish Middle School sixth graders participated in a field study at Mount Rushmore National Memorial in January in order to gather scientific data and learn from agency experts about the pine beetle infestation that is killing trees and increasing the risk of fire in the memorial and surrounding areas.

February 01, 2010
Mount Rushmore Superintendent Announces 2010 South Dakota Tourism Awards
Mount Rushmore National Memorial Superintendent Gerard Baker announced that South Dakota Governor Mike Rounds presented the 2010 George Mickelson Great Service Award to Xanterra Parks and Resorts at the Governor’s Conference on Tourism held in Pierre, SD, in January.

January 19, 2010
Mount Rushmore to Develop Action Plan to Manage Pine Beetle Infestation
The National Park Service has assembled a team of managers and specialists to develop an action plan for summer 2010, relating to the treatment of the mountain pine beetle (Dendroctonus ponderosae) at Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

September 10, 2009
Finding of No Significant Impact Determined for New Backcountry Trail System
The National Park Service(NPS) issued a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for a Mount Rushmore National Memorial environmental assessment (EA) titled Yellow Wolf Loop Trail.

September 10, 2009
Mount Rushmore National Memorial Remembers September 11
In solemn remembrance of September 11, 2001, Mount Rushmore National Memorial will be extending the evening illumination of the sculpture through the night of Friday, September 11.

September 09, 2009
Digital Scanning and Preservation Project Schedule
Mount Rushmore National Memorial is in the process of finalizing a groundbreaking partnership with the Kacyra Family Foundation and its project, CyArk (CyArk) – a US-based non-profit organization that pioneered the digital preservation (3-dimensional laser scanning, modeling and archiving) of world heritage sites and monuments.

July 08, 2009
Greenpeace Demonstration on Mount Rushmore
Mount Rushmore National Memorial, a unit of the National Park Service (NPS) was the site of a demonstration by Greenpeace this morning.

July 03, 2009
Project to Digitally Preserve Mount Rushmore Announced
Mount Rushmore National Memorial, a unit of the National Park Service (NPS) is developing a groundbreaking partnership with CyArk – a US-based non-profit organization that pioneered the digital preservation (3d laser scanning, modeling and archiving) of world heritage sites and monuments, - and the Culture Minister of the Scottish Government.

May 04, 2009
Mount Rushmore National Memorial Announces 2009 Summer Hours
Superintendent Gerard Baker has announced the summer schedule for Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

April 29, 2009
Navnit Singh Joins Mount Rushmore Staff
Superintendent Gerard Baker and the Mount Rushmore National Memorial staff recently welcomed the new Director of Interpretation and Education to the park.

April 28, 2009
Free Sculpture Workshops to be Offered at Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Mount Rushmore National Memorial will be offering free week-long sculpting workshops on the Borglum View Terrace throughout the summer.

April 07, 2009
Don Hart Named Chief Ranger at Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Superintendent Gerard Baker named Don Hart the newest Chief Ranger at Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

January 16, 2009
Mount Rushmore to Show Inauguration Ceremony at Memorial
Mount Rushmore National Memorial Superintendent Gerard Baker announced Friday that the Presidential Inauguration Ceremony will be shown live in Theater B at the ‘Shrine of Democracy’ on Tuesday, January 20, 2009.

January 12, 2009
Mount Rushmore Welcomes Public Comment for Environmental Assessment of Backcountry Trail
Mount Rushmore National Memorial welcomes the public to attend two open houses to review the Environmental Assessment (EA) prepared on a proposed backcountry hiking trail at the park.

December 03, 2008
Mount Rushmore National Memorial Announces Upcoming Public Scoping Meetings
Mount Rushmore National Memorial invites the public to participate in several upcoming scoping meetings about the development of a new General Management Plan.

October 08, 2008
Julie Gregg Joins Mount Rushmore Staff
Superintendent Gerard Baker announces the selection of Ms. Julie Gregg as Mount Rushmore National Memorial’s new Management Specialist for Business Programs.

October 01, 2008
Fall Hours at Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Superintendent Gerard Baker has announced the fall schedule for Mount Rushmore National Memorial will begin on October 1, 2008.

September 11, 2008
Preservation Team Gets up Close with Sculpture
Mount Rushmore National Memorial will continue its annual routine preservation work on the sculpture from Tuesday, September 16 through Friday, September 19.

August 11, 2008
Mount Rushmore to host Naturalization Ceremony
Under the watchful eye of four of our country’s founding fathers, approximately 30 people from more than 20 different countries will be sworn in as new citizens of the United States at a Naturalization Ceremony at Mount Rushmore National Memorial on Thursday, August 21, 2008.

July 14, 2008
Mount Rushmore Unveils New D.A.R.E. Vehicle
Mount Rushmore National Memorial was proud to unveil its newest vehicle on July 3 during the annual Independence Day Celebration.

July 03, 2008
2008 Independence Day Celebration a Success at Mount Rushmore
Mount Rushmore National Memorial marked Independence Day 2008 with patriotic entertainment and a dramatic display of fireworks.

July 02, 2008
Author Catherine Stier to Sign Children’s Books at Mount Rushmore National Memorial
The Mount Rushmore History Association Bookstores at Mount Rushmore National Memorial will host author Catherine Stier for a book signing on Thursday, July 3rd from 9:00 a.m. until noon in the Lincoln Borglum Museum and Visitor Center.

June 30, 2008
Plan Ahead to Celebrate Independence Day at Mount Rushmore
More than twenty thousand visitors are expected to visit Mount Rushmore National Memorial on Thursday, July 3, as part of the annual Independence Day Celebration.

June 25, 2008
Celebration Planned for Independence Day at Mount Rushmore
Entertainment, presidential re-enactors and fireworks fill out the Independence Day Celebration this year at Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

June 24, 2008
Temporary Tramway in Place for Mount Rushmore Fireworks
Beginning Wednesday, June 25, visitors to Mount Rushmore will glimpse part of the behind the scenes preparations that go into producing one of the nation’s highest rated fireworks shows.

June 23, 2008
Mount Rushmore Honors World War I Veteran Frank Buckles
Superintendent Gerard Baker has announced that Mount Rushmore National Memorial will honor World War I veteran Frank Buckles during the 2008 Independence Day Celebration.

June 16, 2008
Author Jim Burnett to Sign Hey Ranger! Books at Mount Rushmore National Memorial
The Mount Rushmore History Association at Mount Rushmore National Memorial will host author Jim Burnett for a book signing on Monday, June 23 from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in the Lincoln Borglum Museum and Visitor Center.

May 28, 2008
Free Sculpture Workshops to be Offered at Mount Rushmore National Memorial
In addition to a full spectrum of ranger-led programs this summer, Mount Rushmore National Memorial will be hosting free week-long sculpture workshops on the Borglum View Terrace.

May 22, 2008
Author Bruce Raisch to Sign Ghost Town Book at Mount Rushmore National Memorial
The Mount Rushmore History Association at Mount Rushmore National Memorial will host author Bruce A. Raisch for a book signing on Saturday, May 24 and Sunday, May 25 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Lincoln Borglum Museum & Visitor Center.

April 17, 2008
Mount Rushmore National Memorial Seeks Public Comment Online
In combination with the public open houses that were held in March, Mount Rushmore National Memorial welcomes public comment on a proposed backcountry hiking trail using the National Park Service’s Park Planning website.

April 01, 2008
Mount Rushmore National Memorial Announces 2008 Summer Hours
Superintendent Gerard Baker has announced the summer schedule for Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

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