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."
55 North Main St St. Charles, ID 83272

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