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Mount Rushmore is named after a New York City Attorney. Charles E. Rushmore was sent out to this area in 1885 to check legal titles on properties. On his way back to Pine Camp he asked Bill Challis the name of this mountain. Bill replied, "Never had a name but from now on we'll call it Rushmore."

It was known to the Lakota Sioux as Six Grandfathers.

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