America's national memorials commemorate historic people, places, and events. Enjoy the guided tours, films and exhibits that many memorials have to offer.
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Mount Rushmore is a colossal memorial in the Black Hills of South Dakota. The work of gifted sculptor Gutzon Borglum it was to become the world's largest mountain sculpture.