The Italian Man Behind Mount Rushmore

After 75 years, author Doug Gladstone helps secure recognition for Italian-born carver Luigi Del Bianco.

This article, written by Neal P. Goswami, appears on Times Argus.

Mount Rushmore recognition Barre sculptor recognized as carver of iconic national memorial

Now, as Mount Rushmore promotes its 75th anniversary, the National Park Service has finally recognized Del Bianco as the chief carver.

The author of a book about Italian-born stone carver Luigi Del Bianco, who resided in Barre, is hailing the federal government’s decision to recognize Del Bianco as the chief carver of Mount Rushmore.

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