Crazy Horse Memorial, Crazy Horse

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A massive stone carving honoring the Oglala Lakota warrior and hero Crazy HorseCrazy Horse Memorial has the potential to become the world’s largest sculpture at 195 m (641 ft) wide and 172 m (563 ft) high. This memorial was originally commissioned by Chief Henry Standing Bear in 1948 and has yet to be completed. The monument is located in the Black Hills, a land sacred to Lakota culture, only 27 km (17 mi) away from Mount Rushmore. Sculptor Korczak Ziolkowski’s widow now oversees the ongoing work and the education of visitors on Native American culture. Entrance fees support the continued construction of this work in progress, as the sculpture receives no federal or state funding. Using our online itinerary creator, Crazy Horse attractions like Crazy Horse Memorial can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Your body dumbed down at the sight of this monument! Once you have heard the history behind this, we are a tourist on a mug!
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  • I only spent an hour or two there. This was about a year ago. One thing that I took away from it was, an hour or two is just not enough time there. There's so much stuff there. I'm hoping to go back soon, and spend pretty much an entire day there. It was a very moving, and Powerful experience. I really enjoyed it!
  • Great view, wonderful planning, and a free rock gift with every donation. I named my rock Gary who proudly guards the front porch while I'm away, as a good rock always does. Anyway, At night the crazy horse memorial puts on a free light show. The whole memorial was absolutely stunning and I'm glad to have been able to attend they have great plans for that memorial. As I'm native American I was granted free access however it's normally a paid enterence. I'm so happy to have the the carving made. Plus this memorial is located near mount Rushmore and it gives you the perfect chance to see both memorial. Best of traveling to you.

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