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Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Fun Facts


Mount Rushmore cost less than $1 million.

Featuring the faces of former presidents George WashingtonThomas JeffersonAbraham Lincoln, and Theodore RooseveltMount Rushmore was designed and supervised by sculptor Gutzon Borglum and his son Lincoln Borglum—who took over after his father passed away—between 1927 and 1941. And while the highly recognizable landmark was a sprawling and complex project, it cost just $989,992.32 to erect—adjusted for inflation, that's about $17 million.


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