Destination: Mt Rushmore

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Registered: 03-27-2003
Destination: Mt Rushmore
Mon, 01-12-2004 - 10:37pm

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Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Mount Rushmore is also known as the "Shrine of Democracy"

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The four figures carved in stone on Mount Rushmore represent the first 150 years of American history. The birth of our nation was guided by the vision and courage of George Washington. Thomas Jefferson always had dreams of something bigger, first in the words of the Declaration of Independence and later in the expansion of our nation through the Louisiana Purchase. Preservation of the union was paramount to Abraham Lincoln but a nation where all men were free and equal was destine ...


PS - My apologies for the rather abbreviated description...I copied the full page, but only part of it posted.


Community Leader
Registered: 12-16-2003
Thu, 01-15-2004 - 3:36pm
I love this place! It is so awe inspiring! Custer State park is right there, as well as Wind and Jewel Caves, Devils Tower and the beautiful Black Hills!

Ramona  Mom to 2 great kids and wife to one wonderful hubby since 1990!

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Registered: 03-27-2003
Fri, 01-16-2004 - 8:44pm

Yet another place I've not been to - YET.