ICYMI: How the Chief Stone Carver of Mount Rushmore Finally Got a Plaque in His Honor

Dec 13, 2023 1299

BY: Linda Sipprelle

Nothing could have been more enjoyable and inspiring than spending a recent Sunday evening listening to the multi-talented and engaging singer, actor, and storyteller Lou Del Bianco discuss his book "Out of Rushmore's Shadow" – a fascinating story about his grandfather Luigi Del Bianco's legacy and immigrant struggle.

The book traces Luigi's life as a master sculptor and stone worker and the efforts, years after his death, of his grandson and brother to document Luigi's crucial role in the creation of Mount Rushmore, one of America's most iconic landmarks.

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SOURCE: https://www.tapinto.net

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