Statues - Hither & Thither

United States of America
Crazy Horse
South Dakota

Avenue of the Chiefs  

Crazy Horse

Crazy Horse (Lakota: Tȟašúŋke Witkó = literally 'His-Horse-Is-Crazy' or 'His-Horse-Is-Spirited'
ca. 1840 - 1877
Native American war leader of the Oglala Lakota
Korczak Ziolkowski

Crazy Horse /  Crazy Horse   Crazy Horse /  Crazy Horse


Mountain monument under construction in the form of Crazy Horse, an Oglala Lakota warrior, riding a horse and pointing into the distance. The sculpture's final dimensions are planned to be 195 m wide and 172 m high. The head of Crazy Horse will be 27 m high. The face of Crazy Horse was completed and dedicated in 1998.


Sources & Information


Location (N 43°50'11" - W 103°37'26")

eXTReMe Tracker
Item Code: ussd06; Photograph: 19 October 2010
Of each statue we made photos from various angles and also detail photos of the various texts.
If you want to use photos, please contact us via the contact form (in Dutch, English or German).
© Website and photos: René & Peter van der Krogt