Sunday, January 17, 2016

Mount Rushmore



Welcome to Monuments and Landmarks Week here at OPOD. We will be looking at the iconic monuments of our country this week, and we start with Mount Rushmore. The sculptor responsible for mount rushmore was Gutzon Borglum. You see him pictured here by a mock up model of the monument that he wanted to build. It is interesting that the full monument was not able to capture all the detail portrayed in his mock up. Perhaps the real job turned out to be a much more difficult task than originally anticipated.

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  1. What a massive undertaking.He did a fantastic job.

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  2. And, Mr. Borglum died before the project was finished.

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