It was August 14,1925 that the names of the four presidents were revealed for their future sculpturing at Mount Rushmore. It took 16 years to accomplish the work thanks to the work of Gutzon Borglum and his son James Borglum.
It was August 7th, 1782. Hostilities had ended and peace talks were under way in Paris. That day, George Washington, the Commander in Chief of the Continental Army, was with his men. They had suffered for over six years.