The Strangest Photos from Historical Sites Around the World

Most photographs often become iconic shots later after they were captured, and only because we’ve already gained a better understanding of their importance and historical context.

The following are harrowing photographs that will tell you all that you’ll need to know about the past.

Mount Rushmore

Did you know that Mount Rushmore was originally intended to be much larger? Can you just imagine just how much more magnificent it would have been if it were made even larger?

Anyway, the photo above shows Gutzon Borglum, the man responsible for the iconic landmark’s design, scrutinizing the scale model.

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