Timeline

Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Significant name Nelson, Wilhelmina, House and Cabins St Charles, ID
Sculptor Nathaniel Wheeler Memorial Fountain Bridgeport, CT
Sculptor Wars of America Newark
Sculptor Seated Lincoln Newark
Sculptor The Aviator Charlottesville, VA
Sculpted stone reredos on the high altar Sculptor St John's Episcopal Church Bridgeport, CT
1867/03/25 Born Born
1906/00/00 Gutzon Borglum designs the cast bronze statue of John Mackay located at the front of the MacKay School of Mines Building Sculptor MacKay School of Mines Building Reno, NV
1907/00/00 Four statues installed on the New York Evening Post building depict the Four Periods of Publicity. Two are by Gutzon Borglum, sculptor of Mount Rushmore, and two by the architect's wife, Estelle Rumbold Kohn. Sculptor Old New York Evening Post Building New York City
1915/00/00 Helen Plane of the United Daughters of the Confederacy asks Borglum to sculpt a likeness of Robert Lee. Borglum said that it would be ridiculously out of scale and suggested a larger sculpture that would include Lee with a column of Confederate soldiers. Sculptor Stone Mountain Memorial State Park Stone Mountain
1916/00/00 Sculptor Indian and the Puritan Newark
1924/00/00 Used as an art studio Sculptor San Antonio Water Works Pump Station No 2 San Antonio, TX
1925/00/00 Accused of financial misconduct, Borglum destroyes his working models. The Stone Mountain Association and the UDC charged Borglum with malicious mischief and filed a $50,000 civil suit against him. Borglum fled Georgia to avoid being arrested. Sculptor Stone Mountain Memorial State Park Stone Mountain
1927/07/00 Borglum hires a plane to flies, over the State Game Lodge in Custer State Park where Coolidge is staying and drops a wreath with an to invitation for the President to the dedication of Mount Rushmore. The Coolidges had arrived in Rapid City on June 13th. Life Custer State Game Lodge Custer State Park
1927/10/04 The carving begins. Local gold miners remove rock using dynamite and jackhammers to remove the next layer. Carvers drill a series of shallow holes and remove the area between them, often by hand. Hand tools smoothed the stone and added details. Sculptor Mount Rushmore National Memorial South Dakota
1941/03/06 Died Died
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