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Statue of Abraham Lincoln in Rapid City, South Dakota
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Rapid City is known as The City of Presidents, a designation earned both by its proximity to Mount Rushmore and the ambitious public art project comprised of 43 life-size bronze presidential statues on street corners throughout downtown.

Construction of the Mount Rushmore National Memorial
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During the carving of Mount Rushmore National Memorial, a group of local women from Rapid City sewed a 11.8- by 21.3-meter American flag to cover the face of George Washington before it was officially dedicated on July 4, 1934.

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