No sculpture illumination October 6, 7 and 8, 2014
Due to replacement of the lighting system, the sculpture will not be illuminated on October 6, 7 and 8, 2014. The mountain will be illuminated for 30 minutes, beginning 1/2 hour after sunset, October 1- 5, and will resume nightly on October 9, 2014.
Frequently Asked Questions
1) Who created the sculpture?
2) How much did the sculpture cost?
3) How long did it take to build?
4) Are the faces eroding?
5) Who is the mountain named after?
6) Were there any deaths during the carving?
Did You Know?
Many American Indian tribes used prairie coneflower to treat headaches and to produce a yellow dye. This flower blooms at Mount Rushmore from late June to September.