What is the Crazy Horse Memorial?

Answer The determined and broad-reaching mind of Crazy Horse kept his people fighting when their culture was threatened. His fierce loyalty and ideals are honored at The Crazy Horse Memorial, a mammoth mo... Read More »

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What is the Crazy Horse Memorial made of?

The Crazy Horse Memorial in South Dakota is carved in granite pegmatite, which is a type of rock that contains large crystals of feldspar, mica and quartz. Workers use explosives to shape even the ... Read More »

What state is the Crazy Horse Memorial located?

The Crazy Horse Memorial is located in Crazy Horse, South Dakota. The memorial mountain and visitor center is located in the heart of the Black Hills, along U.S. Highway 16/385. The memorial lies l... Read More »

What kind of rock is the Crazy Horse Memorial made of?

Located in the Black Hills region of South Dakota, the Crazy Horse Memorial is carved in the side of a mountain, which consists primarily of granite. Korczak Ziolkowski designed and carved the memo... Read More »

Who carved the Crazy Horse memorial?

Sculptor Korczak Ziolkowski started work on the Crazy Horse Memorial in 1948. He died in 1982. Today, a crew including several of Ziolkowski's children continue to carve the monument. Due to the sc... Read More »