South Dakota - Crazy Horse Monument Is Enormous And Thought Provoking. Also Visited Mount Rushmore, Wall, And Sturgis

South Dakota - Crazy Horse Monument Is Enormous And Thought Provoking. Also Visited Mount Rushmore, Wall, And Sturgis

Crazy Horse We actually only glimpsed this from the road... but it still counts, right?http://dreamanddiffer.blogspot.com/

Crazy Horse We actually only glimpsed this from the road... but it still counts, right?http://dreamanddiffer.blogspot.com/

Breath-taking - we've been there twice.  "My fellow chiefs and I would like the white man to know the red man has great heroes, too."     These are the words Chief Henry Standing Bear wrote to sculptor Korczak Ziolkowski in 1939 urging him to visit the Black Hills and carve a mountain sculpture honoring American Indians.

Breath-taking - we've been there twice. "My fellow chiefs and I would like the white man to know the red man has great heroes, too." These are the words Chief Henry Standing Bear wrote to sculptor Korczak Ziolkowski in 1939 urging him to visit the Black Hills and carve a mountain sculpture honoring American Indians.

Crazy Horse Memorial South Dakota ...could barely make out the face when we were there in late 80's.

Crazy Horse Memorial South Dakota ...could barely make out the face when we were there in late 80's.

Crazy Horse Monument, South Dakota, USA. The wonderful part about this monument is that it has been entirely privately funded, and the sculptor & his family have turned down taxpayer money to build it.

Crazy Horse Monument, South Dakota, USA. The wonderful part about this monument is that it has been entirely privately funded, and the sculptor & his family have turned down taxpayer money to build it.

Crazy Horse Memorial, Black Hills, South Dakota USA

Crazy Horse Memorial, Black Hills, South Dakota USA

You are here Midwest Living / Travel / South Dakota / Black Hills Black Hills and Badlands Trip Guide Granite spires and pine-covered hills rise from the prairie in the state's western edge. There, you'll find pieces of history, and proof of perseverance and plenty of natural beauty to explore in places like Mount Rushmore National Memorial, Custer State Park, Crazy Horse Memorial and Badlands National Park.

Black Hills and Badlands Trip Guide

You are here Midwest Living / Travel / South Dakota / Black Hills Black Hills and Badlands Trip Guide Granite spires and pine-covered hills rise from the prairie in the state's western edge. There, you'll find pieces of history, and proof of perseverance and plenty of natural beauty to explore in places like Mount Rushmore National Memorial, Custer State Park, Crazy Horse Memorial and Badlands National Park.

You are here Midwest Living / Travel / South Dakota / Black Hills Black Hills and Badlands Trip Guide Granite spires and pine-covered hills rise from the prairie in the state's western edge. There, you'll find pieces of history, and proof of perseverance and plenty of natural beauty to explore in places like Mount Rushmore National Memorial, Custer State Park, Crazy Horse Memorial and Badlands National Park.

Black Hills and Badlands Trip Guide

You are here Midwest Living / Travel / South Dakota / Black Hills Black Hills and Badlands Trip Guide Granite spires and pine-covered hills rise from the prairie in the state's western edge. There, you'll find pieces of history, and proof of perseverance and plenty of natural beauty to explore in places like Mount Rushmore National Memorial, Custer State Park, Crazy Horse Memorial and Badlands National Park.

midwest getaways. Crazy Horse Monument in South Dakota. Must see!

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midwest getaways. Crazy Horse Monument in South Dakota. Must see!

Crazy Horse Memorial in South Dakota

Crazy Horse Memorial in South Dakota

Crazy Horse Memorial, South Dakota - they have a GREAT museum there check it out!  Don't go to see Rushmore without also visiting here...

Crazy Horse Memorial

Crazy Horse Memorial, South Dakota - they have a GREAT museum there check it out! Don't go to see Rushmore without also visiting here...

Crazy Horse Memorial 2010 impressive-will not accept govt funding to complete 5x size of faces on Rushmore

Crazy Horse Memorial 2010 impressive-will not accept govt funding to complete 5x size of faces on Rushmore

Crazy Horse Memorial near Custer, South Dakota. Photo: Librado Romero/New York Times. NY Times. 36 Hours. 150 Weekends in the USA & Canada. TASCHEN Books

Crazy Horse Memorial near Custer, South Dakota. Photo: Librado Romero/New York Times. NY Times. 36 Hours. 150 Weekends in the USA & Canada. TASCHEN Books

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Crazy Horse Monument, South Dakota. The small design version is shown in front of the actual unfinished monument.

Crazy Horse Monument, South Dakota. The small design version is shown in front of the actual unfinished monument.

Things to do in South Dakota's Black Hills and Badlands include Mount Rushmore, Crazy Horse Memorial, Badlands National Park, Spearfish Canyon and Sturgis Motorcycle Rally.

Top Things to Do in South Dakota's Black Hills and Badlands

Things to do in South Dakota's Black Hills and Badlands include Mount Rushmore, Crazy Horse Memorial, Badlands National Park, Spearfish Canyon and Sturgis Motorcycle Rally.

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