Crazy Horse Memorial (3/3)

Distance from Fargo-Moorhead: Approximately 530 miles

1948: The year the mountain carving construction began.

Crazy Horse was a warrior of the Oglala Lakota tribe who fought at Battle of the Little Bighorn.

6,532 feet: Height of the monument.

16 years: The time it took to sculpt Crazy Horse’s face.

Over 1 million visitors per year which makes it one of the biggest tourist destinations in South Dakota.

Written by Jessica Kuehn

Jessica Kuehn is the web editor for Spotlight Media. She graduated from Concordia College in Moorhead with a degree in print journalism. When she isn't writing or correcting her and other people's grammar, Jessica is obsessively quoting The Office and reading way too many books.

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