Little Miss History Travels to Mount Rushmore is the first in a series of books using the Little Miss HISTORY character as a guide. She looks like a wannabe park ranger with pigtails and hiking boots three sizes too big. The aim of these books is to whet your child’s appetite for visiting these landmarks while having fun learning history.
When you travel to Mount Rushmore, you will see the heads of four of our most famous presidents carved into the granite rocks of the Black Hills of South Dakota.
Between 1927 and 1941, Gutzon Borglum and 400 workers carved the 60 foot high faces of each president representing the first 150 years of American history.
Many years ago the mountain was named Six Grandfathers by Native Americans known as the Lakota Sioux.
Some Native Americans occupied the monument in 1971 and gave it a new name, "Mount Crazy Horse."