Sunday, September 23, 2012

Mt. Rushmore Close-Up Photos of "The Guys"

For those of you who haven't made it to Mt. Rushmore yet, here are some photos of "the guys" close-up and why Gutzon Borglum decided each should be on Mt. Rushmore~ enjoy!!

George Washington, being our first president 
represents the BIRTH of our country.

Thomas Jefferson symbolizes the EXPANSION of the nation,
he is credited with Louisiana Purchase in 1803.

Theodore Roosevelt represents the DEVELOPMENT of our country. 
He promoted construction of the Panama Canal. 

Lincoln embodies the PRESERVATION of the nation in
confronting the challenges of the Civil War.

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Debbie Buskirk said...

Thanks for the short but informative history lesson. Very nicely summarized.

David and Linda Richardson said...

Very nice pictures and a good history lesson. Thanks!

We love going to Mt. Rushmore. Also always have to get an ice cream cone before leaving. :)

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