Thomas Jefferson

What Face Would You Add to Mt. Rushmore?
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.
Illinois on the West Coast?
209 years ago today the United States purchased from France, the Louisiana Territory, more than 800,000 square miles of land extending from the Mississippi River to the Rocky Mountains.