Rock Crest Lodge
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... another 500 years before this carving is done. Ah, but that is because they refuse all federal funding and rely on private funding, is the mantra you hear there. And this is where observers differ: Some people are impressed by that, but we were not. We then immediately think that federal funding is refused to prevent federal oversight. Not to go into ...
... have some quiet time to ourselves. On our last night there we built a fire and had a good long talk about what we were thinking. And we finally made it to DQ for those milkshakes!
Monday morning I took the truck in. They said they were busy but could probably look at it sometime in the next couple of days. But if anything major needed to be done, it would probably be Friday before they could get to it. So I walked to a car ...
... br> State song is Hail, South Dakota
Black Hill Spruce is the state tree
Nickname is Mt. Rushmore state
Home to the Dakota, Hakota, and Nakota tribes which make up the Sioux Nation
Current Population: 844,877
Total Square Miles: 77,121sq.mi
... a USA government-funded work.
At Crazy Horse there is so much to see inside a rambling expanse of buildings. You can walk through the sculptor's home and studio. There are large open rooms filled with cases of Native American art. Flags from all Native nations hang from the beams above. The memorial is a tribute to all native people across the US. Displays showcase the history of the memorial in all its phases, awards, tributes, and the ...
... and all of the proceeds go to the realization of this project.
Now for the mystical part...
We finished touring the site and the sky blackened. Rain began to fall and thunder and lightning were close behind. We cozied in our RV in the parking lot while this bright, big storm descended. It was one of those storms where the sky was bright in one direction and black in the other. This created a full rainbow right in front of us! The ...