What Is The Crazy Horse Memorial
The Crazy Horse Memorial® is located in the heart of the beautiful Black Hills of Dakota USA. The elevation on the Mountain is 6,532 feet above sea level and ranks 27th highest mountain in South Dakota. It is made of pegmatite granite and was chosen by Sculptor Korczak Ziolkowski & Lakota Chief Henry Standing Bear for the Crazy Horse Memorial®.
The Crazy Horse Memorial in the Black Hills of South Dakota has been under construction since 1948. Although it’s open as a site for tourists to visit and it does feature a completed, 87-foot-tall head of Crazy Horse, it’s far from finished.
After the monument had been under construction for a paltry 64 years. For one thing, the harsh weather of South Dakota and the iron-heavy rock of the mountain that is becoming the monument have made construction technically challenging. For another, the Crazy Horse Memorial Foundation is a non-profit that’s funded by admission fees and donations.
Where Is The Crazy Horse Memorial
Crazy Horse Memorial address is 12151 Avenue of the Chiefs, Crazy Horse, SD 57730.
The Crazy Horse Memorial® is in the Black Hills of southwestern South Dakota in the United States. The entrance along US Highway 16/385 (the Crazy Horse Memorial Highway) is 9 miles south of Hill City, SD and 4 miles north of Custer, SD. Crazy Horse Memorial® is 17 miles southwest of Mount Rushmore National Memorial.
Crazy Horse Memorial Black & White Print
During my visit to South Dakota in 2012, I was fortunate enough to make a visit to the Crazy Horse Memorial to see this magnificent construction in person.
This is a photograph I made of the Crazy Horse which now available to buy as a Fine Art Black and White photographic print.
The photograph of the Crazy Horse will be printed on quality Fine Art Photographic Paper by myself using high quality archival pigment inks from my Epson printer and will be shipped in a rigid tube or protective print envelope depending upon the size ordered.
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