Mount Rushmore National Memorial Travel Blog› entry 13 of 20 › view all entries
Doane Robinson is known as the â€śFather of Mount Rushmoreâ€ť, and it was his idea to carve the huge faces in the
But over the years our wonderful government has added some million yards of parking structure that you do need to pay for, entry area, avenue of flags, shops, snack area, and theaters and with it all of the workers and security guards just standing around it is a shame. Iâ€™m sure itâ€™s not what was in anyoneâ€™s mind when they came up with the idea.
Donâ€™t get me too wrong, I did love the carvings in the mountain; it is well done, detailed and magnificent. Itâ€™s just the rest of the stuff that detracts from it.
And as my husband said, for all Americans it is a real site to see.