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A Complete Guide For A Day Trip To Jewel Cave National Monument

Jewel Cave National Monument can be found near the small, but charming, town of Custer, South Dakota. The cave system contains it’s namesake, Jewel Cave, which is currently the third longest cave in the world with around 209 miles of mapped passageways.   President Theodore Roosevelt proclaimed Jewel Cave a National Monument on February 7, […]

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Visiting The Mount Rushmore National Memorial In South Dakota

Lets start with a few facts and statistics on the Mount Rushmore National Memorial: It was established on March 3, 1925. Construction started on October 4, 1927. The presidents’ faces were completed between 1934 and 1939. Construction ended on October 31, 1941 Theodore Roosevelt, Abraham Lincoln, Thomas Jefferson and George Washington are the four presidents […]