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?
A man-made opening called the Hall of Records was created in the mountain behind the heads on Mount Rushmore. Gutzon Borglum and his carvers worked on the Hall of Records from July, 1938, until July, 1939, but it was never finished.