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 committee of the Rapid City Women's Club headed by Mrs. C.C. Warren and Mrs. Gutzon Borglum created this 39ft by 67ft flag for the dedication of the Washington figure on July 4, 1930. This flag was later used by Gutzon Borglum to dedicate each of the other presidents.