Gutzon Borglum - Mount Rushmore Replica - St. Charles, ID
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Chasing Blue Sky
N 42° 06.737 W 111° 23.351
12T E 467825 N 4662316
Quick Description: A quote from Gutzon Borglum, etched into the base of a Mount Rushmore Replica in the town of his birth, St. Charles, Idaho
Location: Idaho, United States
Date Posted: 11/4/2011 11:36:42 AM
Waymark Code: WMD11V
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member TheBeanTeam
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Long Description:
Located in the small town of St. Charles, Idaho, on the west side of the Bear Lake, a monument to Gutzon Borglum has been erected. Gutzon Borglum was born in St. Charles on March 25, 1867, and went on to become a well known sculptor. He is most famous as the sculptor of Mount Rushmore, but has a wide body of work. There is a small replica of the Mount Rushmore National Monument atop a large red rock. On the rock is inscribed the following quote from Gutzon Borglum:

"The purpose of the memorial is to communicate the founding, expansion, preservation, and unification of the United States with colossal statues of Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln, and Theodore Roosevelt."
Address:
55 North Main St
St. Charles, ID
83272


Website: [Web Link]

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