An engaging collection of memories of Mount Rushmore including visitors, employees, local residents, National Park Service employees, politicians, a former Rushmore carver, and the grandchildren of Doane Robinson and Gutzon Borglum. Get connected with the Mount Rushmore story with this book packed full of personal pictures, historic photos and stories. First published in 2011, this edition has been updated to include more stories of how Mount Rushmore brings individuals together, and they remind us of details that could easily be forgotten over time.
The first edition of this book was the winner of a first place award in the Long Book category of the 2012 National Association for Interpretation Media Competition. Winner of the 2012 Association of Partners for Public Lands Media Partnership Award for a book in the General Interest category. A 2012 Independent Publisher Book Award Silver Medal winner in the Mid-West Regional Non-fiction category and a ForeWord Book Award finalist in the regional category.