Active Itinerary: The South Dakota Nature and History Trail in Six Days

This blog provides a sample itinerary based on the experiences of our Summer 1212 trip, those of the things we missed that we wished we were able to do, and, knowing what we know now, what we would have done differently. Details on each venue can be seen in our prior blogs, which [Read more …]

Mount Rushmore and Crazy Horse Monuments

Mt Rushmore (2)

Two sources of inspiration and perseverance by two very different artists, treating very different people, all of whom are integral to the nation’s history. Gutzon Borglum was the driving force behind Mount Rushmore, while Korczak Ziolkowski was the one behind the neighboring, still in-progress Crazy Horse Monument. Although both were intensely visionaries and sculptors, they [Read more …]