Crazy Horse Memorial and Custer Nat'l Park
Trip Start Aug 10, 2013
17Trip End Aug 27, 2013
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Crazy Horse was a famous Oglala Sioux leader who fought at Little Bighorn. He died on September 6 and the sculptor who was commissioned to create the statue was born on this same date, so the Indians thought it was a good omen for him to be the one to sculpt it. His name was Korczak Ziolkowski (don't ask me how to pronounce that!) and he was born in Boston. He was actually an assistant to the guy who created Mount Rushmore so he knew what to do
Then we drove through Custer National Park. We were looking for wildlife and we saw some but not a lot. But we did see a group of donkeys just hanging out at a Bison lookout! They must have been wild. They just stood there and some people were feeding them grass. They were cute.
We're going to an old Western town called Deadwood tonight.
update: Deadwood was quite lame.