OVER THREE THOUSAND PEOPLE HIKE TO THE ARM OF CRAZY HORSE FOR THE 2ND ANNUAL AUTUMN VOLKSMARCH Crazy Horse, SD-The fog lifted Sunday morning to allow 3,060 people to hike to the arm of the Crazy Horse Memorial and meet Crazy Horse face to face. But, the weather didn’t cooperate today, the second day of [...]
Join Crazy Horse Memorial for the 2nd annual Autumn Volksmarch September 28 and 29, 2014. Meet Crazy Horse face-to-face after the 6.2 mile journey round trip. Visit http://crazyhorsememorial.org/special-events/ or for more information or call the Memorial at 605-673-4681.
NIGHT BLAST AT CRAZY HORSE MEMORIAL Crazy Horse, SD-The public will have the opportunity to join Crazy Horse Memorial for the observance of dual anniversaries; the 1877 death of Lakota leader Crazy Horse and the commemoration of the 106th birth date of sculptor Korczak Ziolkowski with a night blast on September 6, 2014. There [...]
Join Crazy Horse Memorial for a Night Blast September 6, 2014 in observance of the death of Lakota leader Crazy Horse in 1877 and the commemoration of the 106th birth date of sculptor Korczak Ziolkowski born in 1908. This is the second night blast of the year. For more information please call 605-673-4681.
When Standing Bear invited Korczak to carve Crazy Horse Memorial, the Lakota Chieftain believed that such a memorial would serve a noble purpose in that it would show the world that the “red man has heroes also.” Likewise, when Korczak accepted Standing Bear’s invitation, Korczak also believed that Crazy Horse Memorial would serve a noble [...]
While the air proved crisp and the clouds stubborn, the large crowd, including a great many Native and non-Native dignitaries, were in no way deterred from attending the historic celebration, which marked the 50th anniversary of the 1948 dedication of Crazy Horse Memorial. “We, the Crazy Horse and Standing Bear descendants, join the nation in [...]
Visitors at Crazy Horse Memorial August 12, 2014, were able to witness progress as a blast removed 305 tons of granite from the Mountain at the 340 bench. Please visit our gallery for photos from previous blasts and events at the Memorial http://crazyhorsememorial.org/photo-gallery/.
The decade between 1988 and 1998 was one of great progress on Crazy Horse Memorial. During this time, support for the various facets of the project would increase, work on the mountain would push toward a historic unveiling, and Ruth Ziolkowski would be recognized for her continued determination and leadership. In 1988, signaling a shift [...]
Visitors at Crazy Horse Memorial August 8, 2014, were able to witness progress as a blast removed 790 tons of granite from the Mountain at the 360 bench. Please visit our gallery for photos from previous blasts and events at the Memorial http://crazyhorsememorial.org/photo-gallery/.