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Educational Bus Trip to Pierre

We had a wonderful group of ladies join us on the Bus to the Capitol on December 11! We toured the South Dakota Cultural Heritage Center in Pierre and viewed two exhibits, commemorating the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment. We also toured “Christmas at the Capitol” which put everyone in the holiday mood… Read On

Share Your Mount Rushmore Memories

The Mount Rushmore Society is updating the popular Mount Rushmore Memories book (first published in 2011). We are looking for additional memories to include in the next edition. Think of a time that you spent at Mount Rushmore that encapsulates what Mount Rushmore means to you. Then share it! Please email your Mount Rushmore memory (and accompanying photo) to debbie@mtrushmore.org now… Read On

Fighting for the Right to Vote in South Dakota

South Dakota Ratified the 19th Amendment on December 4, 1919 Over 100 years ago, Congress passed the 19th amendment, granting women the right to vote. While it was an uphill battle to pass the amendment on a national scale, each state had its own path to ratification, as well. In fact, women in South Dakota had a long history of fighting for their right to vote. … Read On

Honoring Nick Clifford

Nick Clifford (L) and Carolyn Clifford pose with Astronaut Buzz Aldrin, one of the many celebrities and visitors Nick met with over the years at Mount Rushmore National Memorial. Nick Clifford, the last living Mount Rushmore worker, passed away November 23 at the age of 98. At 17, he was the youngest man ever hired to work at Mount Rushmore… Read On

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