StandWatch Trip: Day Three Factoids

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StandWatch Trip: Day Three Factoids

Historian Doane Robinson had the idea to make art in Mount Rushmore. Robinson originally wanted to carve the faces of western heroes such as Lewis and Clark.

In Gillette, Wyoming you are not allowed to take a picture of a rabbit from January to April without an official permit.

Native Americans have stories about the structure and creation of Devils Tower. Depending on the version, either two boys or seven girls got lost and were chased by a giant bear. When the children prayed to the gods, the ground rose up into the sky to protect them. The bear clawed at the bottom making scratch marks, but could not get through. In the seven sisters version, the girls became the star constellation, the Big Dipper.

By |2018-07-14T04:34:25+00:00July 14th, 2018|Comments Off on StandWatch Trip: Day Three Factoids

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