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2014-04-04 23:01:09

Virtually visit this National Park Service Memorial on the National Mall. Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 Visitors will flock to the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial on the National Mall in Washington, DC today to pay their respects to Dr. King and reflect on his powerful messages. EarthCam invites people around the world to remember the work of MLK with its new high definition webcam at the memorial, delivering an eye-to-eye perspective for a unique viewing experience. In...

2013-11-26 23:26:31

Today, EarthCam and the National Park Service have partnered to premiere a new webcam at Mount Rushmore, delivering crisp, high resolution 16 megapixel images of the larger-than-life monument. New York, NY (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 Nearly 3 million people from around the world journey to the Mount Rushmore National Memorial every year to marvel at the majestic beauty of this important landmark. In the spirit of the holiday season and to celebrate this time of giving, EarthCam, the leaders...

2012-06-29 06:22:32

Discover America's Nearly 400 National Parks and Show Your Support At www.nationalparks.org Where Every Donation Will Be Matched Up To $50,000 In Honor of July 4th WASHINGTON, June 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- From live musical performances to all types of recreational activities, our nation's national parks know how to host a memorable 4th of July celebration. In honor of our nation's 236th birthday, the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national...

2011-02-17 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Concluding more than a year of preparation and planning, the ultimate three-dimensional tribute to America's history and its commanders-in-chief is now a reality as Madame Tussauds Washington D.C. today announced that its $2 million-plus U.S. Presidents Gallery--which houses wax figures of all 44 U.S. Presidents--has opened its doors. Just in time for Presidents Day, the Gallery is the only place in the world where people can see and interact...

2010-02-10 08:15:00

CHICAGO, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: LEGOLAND(R) Discovery Center honors the historical figures who have helped shape United States history during an interactive family event this President's Day weekend, February 13-15, 2010. Throughout the weekend, guests can participate in building an interactive mural depicting South Dakota's famous monument, Mount Rushmore. Visitors to the LEGOLAND Discovery Center this...

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2009-09-18 06:10:00

A group of British scientists are getting ready to create a digital model of Mount Rushmore by using laser scanning that would help recreate the monument if it were ever damaged. This particular project is part of a larger effort to accurately record the exact dimensions of top 500 most famous World Heritage Sites, including the Acropolis in Athens and the Great Wall of China. The team, from the Glasgow School of Art and Historic Scotland, is now surveying 10 World Heritage Sites in Britain...

2008-07-29 15:00:57

By MALECIA EL-AMIN, THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS Looking up at the faces carved into the rock of Mount Rushmore, you probably feel respect for these giants of American history. But follow the steep and dangerous trail to the top, and that respect likely extends to the hardy men who carved the monument. Nearly 3 million people visit this shrine on the side of a mountain each year, none of them allowed to make the climb I was about to begin. I would follow in the steps of the miners who shaped...

2008-07-02 12:00:56

By Malecia El-Amin, The Dallas Morning News Jul. 2--MOUNT RUSHMORE NATIONAL MEMORIAL, S.D. -- Looking up at the faces carved into the rock of Mount Rushmore, you probably feel respect for these giants of American history. But follow the steep and dangerous trail to the top, and that respect likely extends to the hardy men who carved the monument. Nearly 3 million people visit this shrine on the side of a mountain each year, none of them allowed to make the climb I was about to begin....


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Black Hills National Forest
2013-11-22 11:29:42

Black Hills National Forest can be found in southwestern South Dakota and northeastern Wyoming. The forest has an area of over 1.25 million acres and is managed by the Forest Service. Forest headquarters can be found in Custer, South Dakota. There are local ranger district offices in Custer, Rapid City, and Spearfish in South Dakota, and in Sundance, Wyoming. Mainly ponderosa pine, the forest also includes hard woods like bur oak, aspen, and birch. The lower elevations include grassland...

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