Mt. Rushmore'S President View Resort
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... was no good water in the area. Also, thieves hid from posses in the valleys. Now you know the rest of the story.
Since we were in the vicinity the next stop was at the world famous Wall Drugs in Wall, South Dakota. It is a rather amazing story of how it became so famous ( and now so large). In 1931 Ted and Dorothy Hustead bought a small pharmacy in Wall. It struggled for several years and in 1936 they were about to call ...
It's funny, we all thought it would be much larger than it was. Not sure why but all 4 of us commented on this the moment we caught site of it (:
It's a marvel of a combination of skills that were required to "sculpt" such a monument. Lots of dynamite blasting, drilling, modeling, measuring....
I must say though, it did invoke a ...
... concert on Saturday night with Ty Herndon, Jamie O'Neal, and Andy Griggs. (We have tickets for that.) The participants practice their songs under the direction of Mac, a professional Nashville singer, of the group Down Home Family. He fine tuned the kids before they competed - what a wonderful opportunity for these young upstarts. After the competition we were treated to a free concert by Down ...
On the way to the Mount Rushmore and Crazy Horse memorial in South Dakota, we met our friends Scott & Julie, and their girls Amelia and Abigail, in Sandy, UT. We know them from Carthage College, in fact, Scott and I were in the same Chemistry program. We went to the Bear park and played a quick game of soccer. It was good to see them after a long time.
... anything to eat since lunch and as we drove back we tried to find somewhere to eat. The first place we stopped at was Kadoka, South Dakota (try saying that five times fast!) We first ordered coffee and tea and the cups were so dirty that we left without ordering. The next place (also in Kadoka) had such bad service that we left there too since we couldn't get the waitress to acknowlege us at all. We ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsMt. Rushmore'S President View Resort Keystone
The hotel is in the middle of Keystone but it is somewhat dated, ugly, and there was no free breakfast. The room is small, still has a rear projection Zenith TV, and wall papered with flowers.
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