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There’s a place behind Mount Rushmore that few really know exists. It’s a room called the Hall of Records, and it was the idea of the monument’s sculptor, Gutzon Borglum. Borglum didn’t want to stop by carving the four presidents that are Mo u nt Rushmore . He envisioned a large, carved inscription beside the Design for the Hall of Records by Lincoln Borglum, Gutzon Borglum’s son, who also worked on Mount Rushmore . The vault was intended to store the most important documents in the history of the United States, such as the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution, a list of

Mount Rushmore in South Dakota is one of the most recognisable landmarks in the United States, featuring in numerous Hollywood films such as Team America: World Police, National Treasure: Book of Secrets and North By Northwest. But it turns out that the sculpture is even more of a mystery than the adventure movies portray it as - behind the chiseled granite showing Abraham Lincoln 's head is a hidden room . When he planned the monument, sculptor Gutzon Borglum had wanted to create a much larger image that included several important moments in America history as well as the images of

Au Mont Rushmore, une chambre secrète se cache derrière la tête de Lincoln ! head supplied by Gentside at Mount Rushmore, a secret room hides behind the Lincoln head!

Mount Rushmore is one of the most visited sites in the United States with nearly 3 million visitors each year . It is located on the territory of the city of Keystone, in the South Dakota. Realized between 1927 and 1941, this 18-meter sculpture represents four US presidents. From left to right: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln . But this incredible work of art contains many secrets.

A secret piece in the head of Abraham Lincoln

among the most interesting mysteries, know that behind the head of President Abraham Lincoln , is a secret piece , intended to keep the most important texts of the American story. This kind of archival room is unfortunately prohibited to tourists.

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Tucked inside Lincoln ’s frontal lobe in Mount Rushmore in Keystone, South Dakota is a secret , inaccessible-to-the-public chamber. The vault was designed by the monument’s sculptor, Gutzon Borglum, who envisioned it as a room dedicated to the history of the United States. Today, sculpted into a series of porcelain enamel panels, is the story and history of Mount Rushmore , along with an explanation of why Washington, Jefferson, Roosevelt, and Lincoln were chosen. There are also panels sculpted with the words to the US Constitution, the Bill of Rights, and the Declaration of Independence

The secret hideaway for Team America. There's probably an entry wound behind Lincolns head too. Then lincoln freed the slaves from the british in the revolutionary war and the first people died.

A real safe

it is sealed by an granite door of more than 500 kg . Currently, it houses a titanium-covered teak box in which 16 porcelain panels are found where it is written why Mount Rushmore and these four presidents were chosen, as well as a brief history of the USA. Gutzon Borglum had initially desired to enclose the American Constitution , the declaration of independence, as well as a biography of the four presidents represented and the designer of the monument.

Designed in the 1930s, Gutzon Borglum had already had the idea of ​​making this hall a real safe for the United States. But died in 1941, the designer will never see his idea come to life. It was more than 50 years after, in 1998, that the monument officials decided to continue the basic idea, and bring these documents into. A kind of tribute to fulfill the initial project of the designer.

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