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September 16, 2017
New Plaque Honors Chief Carver Luigi Del Bianco
On Saturday, September 16, the National Park Service unveiled a plaque to recognize Luigi Del Bianco as the Chief Carver of Mount Rushmore National Memorial.  

August 04, 2017
Transitions at Mount Rushmore
The month of August is a time of change at Mount Rushmore National Memorial. The steps leading to the Borglum View Terrace will be temporarily closed; the Evening Program time will change; and the Heritage Village and Youth Exploration Area are closing for the season.

June 28, 2017
2017 Independence Day Celebrations at Mount Rushmore
Visitors to Mount Rushmore National Memorial on July 3rd will have the opportunity to experience a variety of educational programs, patriotic tributes, and musical entertainment in celebration of Independence Day.

May 11, 2017
Grand Reopening of the Concessions at Mount Rushmore National Memorial
The National Park Service at Mount Rushmore National Memorial and the park concessioner, Xanterra Parks and Resorts, invite you to the Grand Reopening of the gift shop and dining facility.

Last updated: May 24, 2017

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